devoted

adjective

Definition of devoted

  1. :  characterized by loyalty and devotion <a devoted fan> <he is devoted to her>

devotedly

adverb

devotedness

noun

Examples of devoted in a sentence

  1. a rock star's most devoted fans

  2. The TV show has a devoted following.

Origin and Etymology of devoted

see devote


First Known Use: 1586


DEVOTED Defined for English Language Learners

devoted

adjective

Definition of devoted for English Language Learners

  • : having strong love or loyalty for something or someone


DEVOTED Defined for Kids

devoted

adjective de·vot·ed \di-ˈvō-təd\

Definition of devoted for Students

  1. 1 :  completely loyal <devoted supporters and admirers>

  2. 2 :  affectionate, loving <a devoted parent>

devotedly

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


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