un·​ded·​i·​cat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈde-di-ˌkā-təd How to pronounce undedicated (audio) \

Definition of undedicated

: not dedicated: such as
a : not intended for or given over to a particular purpose undedicated funds an undedicated server
b : not devoted to a cause, ideal, or purpose He was … an outsider in his own delegation, undedicated to the causes of pork and party politics.— Rudolph Bush

Examples of undedicated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Perhaps for some the policy works as advertised; in my experience, its effect is that employees end up taking relatively little time off, for fear of looking greedy or undedicated. Caity Weaver, New York Times, "Is it OK to Call Someone ‘Tiger’ at Work? Rowwwr!," 27 Feb. 2020 But Kasich, who was criticized as governor for cuts to the state's local government fund, said large sums of undedicated money can tend to migrate. Julie Carr Smyth, Cincinnati.com, "John Kasich, Gordon Gee team up to steer opioid settlement cash to hospitals," 22 Aug. 2019 The one-story store would front Promenade Boulevard and an undedicated loop road that circles the former mall. Jennifer Larino, nola.com, "ALDI seeks to build new grocery store in Marrero," 5 June 2019 Memberships range from $99 per month for an undedicated desk to $1,650 for a private office. Rachel Lerman, The Seattle Times, "The Riveter takes female-focused co-working space to the Eastside," 28 Aug. 2018 The loss of the revenue would require the parish to tap into its undedicated general fund, which could not cover the expenses, Brister said. Robert Rhoden, NOLA.com, "Pat Brister, Randy Smith lobby for Tammany sales tax renewals," 6 Mar. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'undedicated.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of undedicated

1661, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about undedicated

Time Traveler for undedicated

Time Traveler

The first known use of undedicated was in 1661

See more words from the same year

Statistics for undedicated

Cite this Entry

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

Comments on undedicated

What made you want to look up undedicated? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!