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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ded·i·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dedicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dedicating.]
 1. To set apart and consecrate, as to a divinity, or for sacred uses; to devote formally and solemnly; as, to dedicate vessels, treasures, a temple, or a church, to a religious use.
    Vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, . . . which also king David did dedicate unto the Lord.   --2 Sam. viii. 10, 11.
    We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.  . . .  But in a larger sense we can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground.   --A. Lincoln.
 2. To devote, set apart, or give up, as one's self, to a duty or service.
    The profession of a soldier, to which he had dedicated himself.   --Clarendon.
 3. To inscribe or address, as to a patron.
    He complied ten elegant books, and dedicated them to the Lord Burghley.   --Peacham.
 Syn: -- See Addict.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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
             [ant: undedicated]
      2: 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" [syn: consecrated,
          consecrate] [ant: desecrated]