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dedicated, past participle; dedicated, past tense; dedicates, 3rd person singular present; dedicating, present participle;
  1. Devote (time, effort, or oneself) to a particular task or purpose
    • - Joan has dedicated her life to animals
  2. Devote (something) to a particular subject or purpose
    • - you should dedicate a telephone line to each modem you plan to install
  3. Cite (a book or other artistic work) as being issued or performed in someone's honor
    • - the novel is dedicated to the memory of my mother
  4. Open (a building or other facility) formally for public use
    • - the ex-president came to dedicate a $2.6 million recreation center
  5. Ceremonially assign (a church or other building) to a deity or saint
    • - the parish church is dedicated to St. Paul

  1. give: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
  2. open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building; "The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes"
  3. inscribe or address by way of compliment; "She dedicated her book to her parents"
  4. set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church
  5. (dedicated) devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose; "a dedicated dancer"; "dedicated teachers"; "dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"- A.Lincoln
  6. consecrated: solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
  7. Dedicate (foaled 1952 in Kentucky) was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by the renowned Claiborne Farm, he was raced by Mrs. Jan Burke. Hissire was the important Princequillo, a two-time Leading sire in North America and a seven-time Leading broodmare sire in North America.
  8. Dedication is the act of consecrating an altar, temple, church or other sacred building. It also refers to the inscription of books or other artifacts when these are specifically addressed or presented to a particular person. ...
  9. (Dedicated (ATB album)) Dedicated is the third studio album by German DJ and producer, ATB. It features 12 tracks including three top hits: "Let U Go", "Hold You" and "You're Not Alone". ...
  10. (Dedicated (label)) Dedicated Records was a British independent record label in the 1990s. It was founded by Doug D'Arcy after leaving Chrysalis Records where he had been Managing Director,later President and director of the Chrysalis group. ...
  11. (Dedicated (Lemar)) Dedicated is the debut album by English soul/R&B singer Lemar.
  12. (Dedication!) Dedication! is the fourth album by American pianist and arranger Duke Pearson featuring performances originally recorded in 1961 for the Jazzline label but not released until 1970 on the Prestige label. accessed September 7, 2010
  13. To set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate; To set apart for a special use; To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action; To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection; To open (a building, for ...
  14. (dedicated) Devoted; loyal; conscientious
  15. (dedication) The act of dedicating or the state of being dedicated; A note addressed to a patron or friend, prefixed to a work of art as a token of respect, esteem, or affection; A ceremony marking an official completion or opening; The deliberate or negligent surrender of all rights to property
  16. (dedicated) Computers or programs designed for full-time sue to perform a specific task. A dedicated word processor , for example , is designed to handle only word processing tasks.
  17. (DEDICATED) A programmer trying to decode a string packed program.
  18. (Dedicated) A Merchant creates a page as an entry point for the exclusive use of affiliate networking leads, i.e. all affiliate links and banners (with the exclusion of deep links) lead to this page. ...
  19. (Dedicated) A game that was produced as that game originally. "That is a dedicated Asteroids Deluxe."
  20. (Dedicated) The act of committing specific equipment to a customer for there use only.  This can be runs or deliveries outside of the normal system.
  21. (Dedicated) This arrangement is like buying or renting a home in a managed housing development in that you share a piece of real estate, but you live separately from the neighbors. This arrangement allows the customer to rent or own their own server. ...
  22. (Dedicated) Vehicles that operate exclusively on an alternative fuel.
  23. (Dedicated) point-point lines provide a preestablished WAN communications path from the customer premises through the provider network to a remote destination. Usually leased from a carrier and obviously called leased lines.
  24. (Dedicated) the officers, are identified by a pin of a silver sword
  25. (Dedicated) wholly committed to something, as to an ideal, political cause, or personal goal.