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de·vot·ed

 (dĭ-vō′tĭd)
adj.
1. Feeling or displaying strong affection or attachment; ardent: a devoted friend.
2. Having been consecrated; dedicated.

de·vot′ed·ly adv.
de·vot′ed·ness n.

devoted

(dɪˈvəʊtɪd)
adj
1. feeling or demonstrating loyalty or devotion; ardent; devout
2. (foll by: to) set apart, dedicated, or consecrated
deˈvotedly adv
deˈvotedness n

de•vot•ed

(dɪˈvoʊ tɪd)

adj.
zealous or ardent in loyalty or affection: a devoted friend.
[1585–95]
de•vot′ed•ly, adv.
de•vot′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.devoted - zealous in devotion or affection; "a devoted husband and father"; "devoted friends"
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
2.devoted - (followed by `to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use; "large sums devoted to the care of the poor"; "a life devoted to poetry"
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

devoted

devoted

adjective
1. Feeling and expressing affection:
2. Given over exclusively to a single use or purpose:
Translations
كَرِّس حَياتَهمُخْلِص، أمينمُكَرَّس
oddanývěrný
hengiventrofast
uskollinen
predan
hafa einlægan áhuga, hafa helgaî sig e-utrúr, tryggur
献身的な
헌신적인
predan
hängiven
ซื่อสัตย์
bağlıkendini adamışözverilisadık
tận tụy

devoted

[dɪˈvəʊtɪd] ADJ [wife, husband, mother, son, etc] → abnegado; [couple, family] → unido; [friend] → leal, fiel; [follower, admirer] → ferviente
a devoted Manchester United fanuna forofa del Manchester United
a devoted Beatles fanuna devota fan de los Beatles
years of devoted serviceaños de dedicación y servicio
to be devoted to sbadorar a algn, sentir devoción por algn
they are devoted to one anotherse adoran, sienten devoción el uno por el otro
to be devoted to sthestar dedicado a algo
this chapter is devoted to politicseste capítulo está dedicado a la política
organizations devoted to helping childrenorganizaciones de ayuda a la infancia
the institute is devoted to discovering young artistsel instituto se dedica al descubrimiento de jóvenes artistas

devoted

[dɪˈvəʊtɪd] adj
(= fond) [husband, wife, father, mother] → dévoué(e)
to be devoted to sb → être dévoué(e) à qn
He's completely devoted to her → Il lui est très dévoué.
devoted to sth (= on the subject of) [book, website] → consacré(e) à qch (= featuring) [exhibition] → consacré(e) à qch (= specializing in) → spécialisé(e) dans qch
(= enthusiastic) [fan] → fervent(e)
to be devoted to sth (= enthusiastic about) → se passionner pour qch
She is devoted to her garden → Elle se passionne pour son jardin.

devoted

adj wife, husband, mother, fatherliebend; servant, follower, fantreu; admirereifrig; devoted carehingebungsvolle Pflege; 30 years of devoted servicedreißig Jahre treuer Dienste (gen); to be devoted to somebodyjdn innig lieben; (servant, fan) → jdm treu ergeben sein; they are devoted to one anothersie lieben sich innig; to be devoted to a causesich völlig für eine Sache engagieren; to be devoted to one’s familyin seiner Familie völlig aufgehen

devoted

[dɪˈvəʊtɪd] adj (friend, admirer) → devoto/a; (father, aunt) → amoroso/a
to be devoted to sb → essere molto attaccato/a a qn

devote

(diˈvəut) verb
(with to) to give up wholly to or use entirely for. She devotes her life to music.
deˈvoted adjective
1. (sometimes with to) loving and loyal. a devoted friend; I am devoted to him.
2. (with to) given up (to). He is devoted to his work.
devotee (devəˈtiː) noun
a keen follower; an enthusiast. a devotee of football.
deˈvotion noun
1. great love. her undying devotion for her children.
2. the act of devoting or of being devoted. devotion to duty.

devoted

مُكَرَّس oddaný hengiven hingebungsvoll αφοσιωμένος devoto uskollinen dévoué predan devoto 献身的な 헌신적인 toegewijd hengiven poświęcony dedicado, devotado преданный hängiven ซื่อสัตย์ özverili tận tụy 忠诚的
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Indeed, I know of nothing in the world that is either nobler or rarer than a devoted friendship.
God willed that a strange, bold, and ingenious idea should enter into the mind of a certain man, whilst a devoted and courageous idea took possession of the mind of another man.
But Ruskin is much more than any man's disciple; and he also contrasts strongly with Carlyle, first because a large part of his life was devoted to the study of Art--he is the single great art-critic in English Literature--and also because he is one of the great preachers of that nineteenth century humanitarianism at which Carlyle was wont to sneer.
At the soft-murmured words that were fulfilled In the seraphic glancing of thine eyes -- Of all who owe thee most -- whose gratitude Nearest resembles worship -- oh, remember The truest -- the most fervently devoted, And think that these weak lines are written by him -- By him who, as he pens them, thrills to think His spirit is communing with an angel's.
Conseil was my servant, a true, devoted Flemish boy, who had accompanied me in all my travels.
My leisure then, and my old age, would have been devoted, in company with the Empress and during the royal apprenticeship of my son, to leisurely visiting, with our own horses and like a true country couple, every corner of the Empire, receiving complaints, redressing wrongs, and scattering public buildings and benefactions on all sides and everywhere.
Ellmother is, as I believe, devoted to the interests of Mr.
Finding us distinguished, as a nation, by our love of athletic exercises, the little man, in the innocence of his heart, devoted himself impromptu to all our English sports and pastimes whenever he had the opportunity of joining them; firmly persuaded that he could adopt our national amusements of the field by an effort of will precisely as he had adopted our national gaiters and our national white hat.
Ah, my lord, if I mistake not, the Chevalier d'Artagnan is lieutenant of royal guards; but take care, for I fear that this man is entirely devoted to the cardinal.
There never was a slave at once so devoted and ill-used by his mistress.
And yet it must be said, to the disgrace of mankind, that Cornelius van Baerle, without being aware of the fact, had a much more ferocious, fierce, and implacable enemy than the Grand Pensionary and his brother had among the Orange party, who were most hostile to the devoted brothers, who had never been sundered by the least misunderstanding during their lives, and by their mutual devotion in the face of death made sure the existence of their brotherly affection beyond the grave.
He devoted three pages towards impressing upon me the necessity of your adopting some sort of a career.