Word of the Day - dedicate
dedicate – d eh d ih k ey t
to devote time or effort to a particular task or purpose
I want to dedicate my time to learning this piece of music.
Definition verb (used with object),
to set apart and consecrate to a deity or to a sacred purpose
to devote wholly and earnestly, as to some person or purpose
to offer formally (a book, piece of music, etc.) to a person, cause, or the like in testimony of affection or respect, as on a prefatory page.
(loosely) to inscribe a personal signature on (a book, drawing, etc., that is one's own work), usually with a salutation addressing the recipient.
to mark the official completion or opening of (a public building, monument, highway, etc.), usually by formal ceremonies.
adjective dedicated. How to Pronounce
First known use 1375–1425; late Middle English (verb and adjective) from Latin dēdicātus, past participle of dēdicāre “to declare, devote,” equivalent to dē- “from, away, out of” + dicāre “to indicate, consecrate,” akin to dīcere “to say, speak”;