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 Meanings and Examples of DEVOTE
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devote
 v.  dedicate; contribute
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Routine care was all she could devote to the house.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  I have to come over to the town's opinion; I have to devote myself to their interests.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  Only Raymie was so unsociable as to devote himself entirely to acting.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  Harry Haydock was going to devote himself to the half-dozen branch stores which he was establishing at crossroads hamlets.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  Many had predicted that Robert would devote himself to Mrs. Pontellier when he arrived.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In V
6  They felt it might be a being partially benighted in the vale of ignorance, but it could not be one who would willingly devote his rich natural gifts to the purposes of wanton treachery.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
7  Left now in a measure to themselves, the Mohicans, whose time had been so much devoted to the interests of others, seized the moment to devote some attention to themselves.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
8  If there was nothing else left to him, he could at least devote his life to revenge.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
9  He intended, he said, to devote the rest of his life to learning the remaining twenty-two letters of the alphabet.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
10  I can only say, madam, that I shall be happy to devote the same care to your case as I did to that of your friend.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
11  To this one purpose I must now devote all my energies.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
12  If I read his character right he will devote his whole energies to revenging himself upon me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13  I could read in them a set purpose to devote his life to this quest until the client whom he had failed to save should at last be avenged.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
14  At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
15  Tientietnikov in no way regretted this, for he could now devote himself wholly to the projection of a great work on Russia.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
16  We devoted a lengthy and full discussion to this topic.
17  Joyce Bryt is a devoted Star Trek fan.
18  She has devoted all her time to helping the sick.
19  A text for students devoted seven pages to the use of a capital letter to indicate a proper noun.
20  She quit herself of all worries and devoted herself to the study of science.
21  In real life the star of the film is a devoted husband and father.
22  It was devoted by the party to an excursion to some site in the neighbourhood.
23  It was devoted by the party to an excursion to some site in the neighborhood.
24  Along with a devoted team of sixteen full-time staffers and several volunteers, they now nourish kids in seventy Toronto daycares.
25  One reason of the distance yet observed between us was, that he was comparatively seldom at home: a large proportion of his time appeared devoted to visiting the sick and poor among the scattered population of his parish.
26  WaterCan is a charity devoted to fighting poverty by helping the most impoverished people have access to clean water, basic sanitation and education on hygiene.
27  Their single-minded devotion to the care of the dying was admirable.
28  We looked up to you as a shining example of devotion to the scientific cause.
29  The judge praised the firefighters for their bravery and devotion to duty.
30  To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.