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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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The morning charities and ceremonies took so much time that the rest of the day was devoted to preparations for the evening festivities.
As much of the country north and south of Winesburg was devoted to fruit and berry raising, Seth saw wagon-loads of berry pickers--boys, girls, and women--going to the fields in the morning and returning covered with dust in the evening.
Since the age of fifteen, which was eleven years before, Robert each summer at Grand Isle had constituted himself the devoted attendant of some fair dame or damsel.
Death was preferable to captivity; and if taken by storm, we must inevitably be devoted to destruction.
She had devoted herself to him with some little sacrifices of self, only remembered now for their uselessness in saving her father the disappointment that sprang from his sanguine and one- idea'd temperament.
It was a moment of great peril; for,--despite the traditionary awe that had gathered over this instrument of music, and the dirges which spiritual fingers were said to play on it,--the devoted sister had solemn thoughts of thrumming on its chords for Clifford's benefit, and accompanying the performance with her voice.
The ancient Surveyor -- being little molested, suppose, at that early day with business pertaining to his office -- seems to have devoted some of his many leisure hours to researches as a local antiquarian, and other inquisitions of a similar nature.
Benches were built along the sides for summer use; and a great spinning-wheel at one end, and a churn at the other, showed the various uses to which this important porch might be devoted.
At the time, I devoted three days to the studious digesting of all this beer, beef, and bread, during which many profound thoughts were incidentally suggested to me, capable of a transcendental and Platonic application; and, furthermore, I compiled supplementary tables of my own, touching the probable quantity of stock-fish, etc.
I've heard of people who had such devoted servants, but it never was my luck;" and Marie sighed.
I know that most men think differently from myself; but those whose lives are by profession devoted to the study of these or kindred subjects content me as little as any.
I mean, episodes that showed that not all priests were frauds and self-seekers, but that many, even the great majority, of these that were down on the ground among the common people, were sincere and right-hearted, and devoted to the alleviation of human troubles and sufferings.