dedicate

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Verb[change]

Plain form
dedicate

Third-person singular
dedicates

Past tense
dedicated

Past participle
dedicated

Present participle
dedicating

  1. (transitive) To specially set apart for a god or for religious purposes
  2. (transitive) To save for a special use
    They dedicated their money to studying science.
  3. (transitive) To fix yourself to a special action or thought.
    I dedicated myself to starting my own business.
  4. (transitive) To address something (for example, a book) to another to show your respect or love.
  5. (transitive) To open (for example, a building) to the public.
  6. (transitive) To show something to the public for the first time.
    dedicate a monument.