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 Meanings and Examples of DEDICATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dedicate
 v.  set apart; devoted; consecrated
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Sure of itself, it bullies other civilizations, as a traveling salesman in a brown derby conquers the wisdom of China and tacks advertisements of cigarettes over arches for centuries dedicate to the sayings of Confucius.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
2  Of our other characters we have nothing very particular to write, except a word relating to Miss Ophelia and Topsy, and a farewell chapter, which we shall dedicate to George Shelby.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
3  Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
4  Next he points out the wide grove where valiant Romulus set his sanctuary, and the Lupercal in the cool hollow of the rock, dedicate to Lycean Pan after the manner of Parrhasia.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
5  I can, even now, remember the hour from which I dedicated myself to this great enterprise.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
6  One secret which I alone possessed was the hope to which I had dedicated myself; and the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  One was a fantasia, King Lear; the other was a quartette dedicated to the memory of Bach.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 5
8  He found her alone in the wilderness of pink damask, for in Mrs. Hatch's world the tea-hour was not dedicated to social rites, and the lady was in the hands of her masseuse.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
9  He had been a sailor and a harpooneer in his youth, but for many years past had dedicated his life to the ministry.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
10  They were girls of fourteen, always clad in the Virgin's colors, blue and white, having been dedicated to the Blessed Virgin at their baptism.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
11  Here, on the first land he retrod, he dedicated his winged oarage to thee, O Phoebus, in the vast temple he built.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
12  But Caesar rode into the city of Rome in triple triumph, and dedicated his vowed offering to the gods to stand for ever, three hundred stately shrines all about the city.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
13  Jo leaned down to kiss the tranquil face, and with that silent kiss, she dedicated herself soul and body to Beth.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX
14  In his shadow could be seen germinating that future advocate-general of Broe, dedicated to the sarcasms of Paul-Louis Courier.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
15  In the service of religion, humanity, and our brothers," the gentleman said, his voice growing louder and louder; "to this great cause mother Moscow dedicates you with her blessing.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 2
Example Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  She decided to dedicate her first book to her husband.
2  The country health agency has dedicated one inspector to monitor conditions in nursing homes.
3  I believe he was an honourable man, dedicated to the people and his union.
4  Chiswick church is dedicated to St Nicholas, patron saint of sailors.
5  He's an honest, responsible citizen who respects the law and is dedicated to his family.
6  Her great-grandfather had clearly been a dedicated and stoical traveller.
7  Sir Joseph's knighthood was the final feather in his cap after years of dedicated service to the community.
8  He dedicated his life to the service of his country.
9  The Green Party is dedicated to protecting the environment.
10  A dedicated football-fan herself, she started the magazine for like-minded women.
11  It's refreshing to meet someone who is so dedicated to their work.
12  Back on the island, he dedicated himself to politics.
13  She dedicated her life to helping the poor.
14  They had joined a religious order and dedicated their lives to prayer and good works.
15  He has dedicated his life to scientific research.