Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

de·vote

devote

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vot
part of speech: verb
inflections: devotes, devoting, devoted
definition 1: to give to a purpose; dedicate.
They devoted their time and energy to helping others.
synonyms:
dedicate
similar words:
commit, pledge
definition 2: to set apart for a special purpose.
Let's devote this room to quiet reading.
synonyms:
assign, dedicate