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

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 The new minimum salary will effectively mandate that at least some of the additional money be devoted to staff pay. New York Times, 6 May 2022 Burns depicts Franklin as a man completely devoted to his work and the public good. Arthur C. Brooks, The Atlantic, 5 May 2022 Muller was unusually devoted to his clients, buying one a wedding gift and letting another stay at his apartment. Longreads, 5 May 2022 Better Act, passed the House in November with a subtitle devoted to green energy. Tax Notes Staff, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Gigi has since been booked and busy with her modeling gigs and appearances, while staying fully devoted to her role as a mom. Sabrina Park, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 May 2022 Liard is a member of the pantheon that includes members of CleanTok, FoldingTok, and OrganizingTok—communities within TikTok devoted to domestic work. Glamour, 29 Apr. 2022 The project marks the fourth HBO film from director Barry Levinson, whose past efforts were devoted to Joe Paterno, Dr. Jack Kevorkian and Bernie Madoff. Brian Lowry, CNN, 27 Apr. 2022 Musk’s leadership at Neuralink has come under fire, with former employees describing him as insufficiently devoted to the enterprise. Jacob Carpenter, Fortune, 26 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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“Devoted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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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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