Definition of Devoting

1. Verb. (present participle of devote) ¹



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Definition of Devoting

1. devote [v] - See also: devote

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devoting

devotchka
devotchkas
devote
devoted
devoted(p)
devotedly
devotedness
devotednesses
devotee
devotees
devotement
devotements
devoter
devoters
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devoting (current term)
devotion
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devotionalities
devotionality
devotionally
devotionals
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devotors
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devour
devourable
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devourer

Literary usage of Devoting

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1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... being mow on n level with each other, and each grasping to become first, had recourse to devoting [not only their speeches, but] even their ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... teleosts of the locality, devoting his principal attention to the epiphysis. Edwin Linton, Ph.D., professor of biology, Washington and Jefferson College ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... two Persians, devoting themselves for their country, suddenly rushed upon him with drawn scimitars : the emperor dexterously received their blows on his ..."

4. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"1 Although these were of the ancients, it happened that, by devoting themselves to scholastic theology, they became inflamed with il, but were not able lo ..."

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