devoted

adjective
de·​vot·​ed | \ di-ˈvō-təd How to pronounce devoted (audio) , dē- \

Definition of devoted

: characterized by loyalty and devotion a devoted fan he is devoted to her

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Other Words from devoted

devotedly adverb
devotedness noun

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Examples of devoted in a Sentence

a rock star's most devoted fans The TV show has a devoted following.
Recent Examples on the Web Since the machines are finicky and prone to error, most of the qubits will be devoted to correcting for those issues. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "IBM plans a huge leap in superfast quantum computing by 2030," 15 Sep. 2020 Nightly rentals are restricted and people devoted to special events like the crowd-pleasing Sandcastle Contest and hilarious corgi run race to reserve a place. oregonlive, "Escape to the middle of nowhere: Stay in a serene Oregon vacation home surrounded by nature," 28 Aug. 2020 Much of Rittenhouse's Facebook page is devoted to praising law enforcement, with references to Blue Lives Matter, a movement that supports police. Arkansas Online, "Kenosha protests peaceful after night of chaos and shootings," 27 Aug. 2020 Much of Rittenhouse's Facebook page is devoted to praising law enforcement, with references to Blue Lives Matter, a movement that supports police. CBS News, "Protests in Kenosha over Jacob Blake shooting stay peaceful," 27 Aug. 2020 Much of Rittenhouse's Facebook page is devoted to praising law enforcement, with references to Blue Lives Matter, a movement that supports police. Author: Stephen Groves, Scott Bauer, Anchorage Daily News, "Kenosha protests remain peaceful after night of chaos and killings," 27 Aug. 2020 Facebook page is devoted to praising law enforcement, with references to Blue Lives Matter, a movement that supports police. Stephen Groves And Scott Bauer, The Christian Science Monitor, "Kenosha protests calmer after arrest of suspect in shooting," 27 Aug. 2020 Facebook page is devoted to praising law enforcement, with references to Blue Lives Matter, a movement that supports police. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Kenosha unrest results in 2 killed, 17-year-old arrested," 26 Aug. 2020 Facebook page is devoted to praising law enforcement, with references to Blue Lives Matter, a movement that supports police. Bloomberg.com, "17-year-old Arrested After 2 Killed During Unrest in Kenosha," 26 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of devoted

1586, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for devoted

see devote

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The first known use of devoted was in 1586

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19 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Devoted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devoted. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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devoted

adjective
How to pronounce devoted (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of devoted

: having strong love or loyalty for something or someone

devoted

adjective
de·​vot·​ed | \ di-ˈvō-təd \

Kids Definition of devoted

1 : completely loyal devoted supporters and admirers
2 : affectionate, loving a devoted parent

Other Words from devoted

devotedly adverb The smallest pup, … struggling to her feet, followed him devotedly. — Jean Craighead George, Julie of the Wolves

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