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  • 1 DEdiCate —  DEdiCate {{{nomorigine}}} Pays …

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  • 2 Dedicate — Pays  France Langue Français Périodicité Trimestriel Genre Culture cinéma musique littérature art design architecture voyages …

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  • 3 Dedicate — Ded i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dedicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dedicating}.] 1. To set apart and consecrate, as to a divinity, or for sacred uses; to devote formally and solemnly; as, to dedicate vessels, treasures, a temple, or a church, to a… …

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  • 4 Dedicate — Ded i*cate, p. a. [L. dedicatus, p. p. of dedicare to affirm, to dedicate; de + dicare to declare, dedicate; akin to dicere to say. See {Diction}.] Dedicated; set apart; devoted; consecrated. Dedicate to nothing temporal. Shak. Syn: Devoted;… …

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  • 5 dedicate — I verb address to, award, bestow, confer, confer honor on, consecrare, consecrate, convey, dedicare, devote, do honor, donate, endow, enshrine, give, give a prize, give earnestly, give honor, hallow, honor, immortalize, inscribe, offer to give,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 dedicate — [v1] donate, set aside for special use address, allot, apply, apportion, appropriate, assign, commit, consign, devote, give, give over to, inscribe, offer, pledge, restrict, surrender; concepts 18,50,88,135 Ant. misapply, misuse, steal, take… …

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  • 7 dedicate — (v.) early 15c. (of churches), from L. dedicatus, pp. of dedicare consecrate, proclaim, affirm, set apart, from de away (see DE (Cf. de )) + dicare proclaim, from stem of dicere to speak, to say (see DICTION (Cf. diction)). Dedicated …

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  • 8 dedicate — consecrate, hallow, *devote Analogous words: devote, *direct, address, apply …

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  • 9 dedicate — ► VERB 1) devote to a particular subject, task, or purpose. 2) address (a book) to a person as a sign of respect or affection. 3) ceremonially assign (a church or other building) to a deity or saint. DERIVATIVES dedicatee noun dedicator noun… …

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  • 10 dedicate — [ded′i kit; ] for v. [, ded′ikāt΄] adj. [ME dedicat < L dedicatus, pp. of dedicare, to consecrate, declare < de , intens. + dicare, to proclaim < dicere, to say: see DICTION] Archaic dedicated vt. dedicated, dedicating [ME dedicaten < …

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  • 11 dedicate to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms dedicate to : present tense I/you/we/they dedicate to he/she/it dedicates to present participle dedicating to past tense dedicated to past participle dedicated to 1) to spend your time and effort doing… …

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  • 12 dedicate — ded|i|cate [ dedı,keıt ] verb ** dedicate to phrasal verb transitive 1. ) to spend your time and effort doing something: DEVOTE: dedicate something to something: Andy wants to dedicate more time to his hobbies. dedicate something to doing… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 dedicate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin dedicatus, past participle of dedicare to dedicate, from de + dicare to proclaim, dedicate more at diction Date: 14th century dedicated 1 II. transitive verb ( cated; cating) Date: 15th century …

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  • 14 dedicate — verb (T) 1 a) to say that something such as a book or film has been written, made, or sung to express love, respect etc for someone: dedicate sth to sb: I d like to dedicate this song to my wife. b) to state in an official ceremony that a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 dedicate — ded|i|cate [ˈdedıkeıt] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: dedicare, from dicare to say publicly ] 1.) to give all your attention and effort to one particular thing dedicate yourself/your life to sth ▪ The actress now dedicates herself to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 dedicate */*/ — UK [ˈdedɪkeɪt] / US [ˈdedɪˌkeɪt] verb Word forms dedicate : present tense I/you/we/they dedicate he/she/it dedicates present participle dedicating past tense dedicated past participle dedicated Phrasal verbs: dedicate to …

    English dictionary

  • 17 dedicate — v. (d; refl., tr.) to dedicate to (she dedicated her life to science; the book was dedicated to her husband; they dedicated themselves to helping the poor) * * * [ dedɪkeɪt] (d;refl.,tr.) to dedicate to (she dedicated her life to science; the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 dedicate — [ˈdedɪˌkeɪt] verb dedicate sth to sth dedicate sth to sb …

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  • 19 dedicate —   Ho ola a, ho omāhanahana; ho āu (rare).   See ex., essence.    ♦ Dedicate a house, ho ola a hale, oki i ka piko.    ♦ Dedicate a canoe, ho ola a wa a …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 20 dedicate — verb Dedicate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑altar, ↑book, ↑chapter, ↑church, ↑life, ↑memorial, ↑page, ↑poem, ↑section, ↑shrine, ↑temple …

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