Definition of Devoted

1. Adjective. Zealous in devotion or affection. "Devoted friends"

Similar to: Dedicated
Derivative terms: Devotedness



2. Adjective. (followed by 'to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use. "A life devoted to poetry"
Similar to: Dedicated

Definition of Devoted

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

Definition of Devoted

1. Adjective. Vowed; dedicated; consecrated. ¹

2. Adjective. Zealous; characterized by devotion. ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete) cursed; doomed. ¹

4. Verb. (past of devote) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Devoted

1. devote [v] - See also: devote

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Literary usage of Devoted

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"The first fascicle is devoted to the vegetation of southern Brazil and is the work ... Fascicle 4, devoted to tropical and subtropical Mexican vegetation, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"Even in his schooldays he had devoted much attention to the geology of his ... And it was to this branch of science that Nicholson now mainly devoted his ..."

3. Northanger Abbey: And Persuasion by Jane Austen, Henry Thomas Austen (1818)
"... He was devoted to Henrietta,; always turning towards her; and when he spoke, at all, always with the view of, supporting her ..."

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