Devoted

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Devoted \De*vot"ed\, adjective Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout; as, a devoted admirer. -- {De*vot"ed*ly}, adverb -- {De*vot"ed*ness}, noun

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Devote \De*vote"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Devoted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Devoting}.] [L. devotus, p. p. of devovere; de + vovere to vow. See {Vow}, and cf. {Devout}, {Devow}.]

1. To appropriate by vow; to set apart or dedicate by a solemn act; to consecrate; also, to consign over; to doom; to evil; to devote one to destruction; the city was devoted to the flames.

No devoted thing that a man shall devote unto the Lord . . . shall be sold or redeemed. --Lev. xxvii. 28.

2. To execrate; to curse. [Obs.]

3. To give up wholly; to addict; to direct the attention of wholly or compound; to attach; -- often with a reflexive pronoun; as, to devote one's self to science, to one's friends, to piety, etc.

Thy servant who is devoted to thy fear. --Ps. cxix. 38.

They devoted themselves unto all wickedness. --Grew.

A leafless and simple branch . . . devoted to the purpose of climbing. --Gray.

Syn: To addict; apply; dedicate; consecrate; resign; destine; doom; consign. See {Addict}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

devoted

adjective

1: zealous in devotion or affection; "a devoted husband and father"; "devoted friends"

2: (followed by 'to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use; "large sums devoted to the care of the poor"; "a life devoted to poetry"

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