Being devoted to something means being focused on that particular thing almost exclusively. When you are devoted to a cause, you work to achieve its goals. When you are devoted to a person, you place their needs above your own.


Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout; as, a devoted admirer.

Adjective S.
zealous in devotion or affection; "a devoted husband and father"; "devoted friends"

imp. & p. p.
of Devote

Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout; as, a devoted admirer.


De*vot"ed, a. Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout; as, a devoted admirer. -- De*vot"ed*ly, adv. -- De*vot"ed*ness, n.

Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout; as, a devoted admirer.


Usage Examples

Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.

If only we could persuade galleries to observe a fallow period in which, for two months every other year, new and old works of art could be sold in back rooms and all main galleries would be devoted to revisiting shows gone by.

I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design and rye devoted much of my career to this.

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.

I am a universalist, passionately devoted to the cause of equality within the human family.

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

I guess you could say I devoted myself so strongly to my music that for awhile I forgot about my family. But I only get one set of parents, and I think I forgot about that for a little while.

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.

I have devoted much time and energy to helping medical physics in developing countries.

I think of myself as a fairly attractive girl and always have, thanks to my mom. I was brought into this world thinking I was gorgeous because my mother was extremely devoted to this notion.

Growing up in the '70s and '80s, science fiction and especially fantasy had such a stigma attached to them. I felt so punished and exiled for being devoted to these things.

Modeling, for me, was not fulfilling. I didn't see the point - although I was able to travel a great deal. I lived in Italy, Germany, and Spain, but I wasn't devoted to it.

All the information you could want is constantly streaming at you like a runaway truck - books, newspaper stories, Web sites, apps, how-to videos, this article you're reading, even entire magazines devoted to single subjects like charcuterie or wedding cakes or pickles.


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