See also: dévote
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- 4 Italian
- 5 Latin
- 6 Portuguese
- to give one's time, focus one's efforts, commit oneself, etc. entirely for, on, or to a certain matter
- They devoted their lives to following Jesus Christ.
- I devoted this afternoon to repainting my study, and nothing will get in my way.
- They devoted themselves unto all wickedness.
- a leafless and simple branch […] devoted to the purpose of climbing
- to consign over; to doom
- to devote one to destruction
- The city was devoted to the flames.
- to execrate; to curse
- Often used in the past participle form, which has become an adjective. See devoted.
to commit oneself for a certain matter
- inflection of :
- Feminine plural of adjective devoto.
- plural of
- devote in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- devote in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette