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devote

de·vote

devote

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vot
part of speech: verb
inflections: devoted, devotes, devoting
definition 1: to give to a purpose; dedicate.
They devoted their time and energy to helping others.
synonyms:
dedicate
similar words:
commit, pledge
definition 2: to set apart for a special purpose.
Let's devote this room to quiet reading.
synonyms:
assign, dedicate