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Definition of devote:

  1. A devotee.
  2. Devoted; addicted; devout.
  3. To appropriate by vow; to set apart or dedicate by a solemn act; to consecrate; also, to consign over; to doom; to evil; to devote one to destruction; the city was devoted to the flames.
  4. To execrate; to curse.
  5. To give up wholly; to addict; to direct the attention of wholly or compound; to attach; - often with a reflexive pronoun; as, to devote one's self to science, to one's friends, to piety, etc.


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