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See also: dévote
- 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.
- 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 for a certain matter
- inflection of :
- plural of
- (Classical) IPA(key): /deːˈu̯oː.te/, [d̪eːˈu̯oːt̪ɛ]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /deˈvo.te/, [d̪ɛˈvɔːt̪ɛ]
- devote in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
- devote in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934