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Synonyms for dedicate

Synonyms for dedicate

to give over by or as if by vow to a higher purpose

to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

Synonyms for dedicate

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building

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inscribe or address by way of compliment

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set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church

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It is argued that these translations responded to, and attempted to shape, particular events and occasions in the life of their dedicatees, and advertised the suitability of their authors for preferment or reward by their patrons, at the same time as addressing a wider readership in print.
With the musical style and performing forces of pieces directly related to the status of the dedicatee, occasional music gave prestige in cruder ways.
There is no dedicatee for Baksa's work, and the score bears no editorial marks, but it does augment an area of repertory in which the guitar is particularly deficient--the formal, multimovement sonata.
He even explores possible correlations between the character of the music and that of the dedicatee.
Assuming the role, once again, of inspired poet, loving guide, and sage, the rhetorical speaker directly exhorts his audience, particularly his royal reader and dedicatee, to acknowledge and esteem the heroic, self-sacrificing work of his loyal overseas veterans (10.
Although three scholars are named on the cover, a fourth, Theodora Strakova (the other dedicatee of the catalog), also deserves honorable mention for her invaluable annotated list of Janacek's numerous articles, studies, and essays.
For their chosen keys they turned to supporting source material, including correspondence, incipits, contracts, publisher's reference books, the vocal range of both the dedicatee and the first performer, and concluded that "for the first time we can to [sic] present all the songs in their original keys" (ibid.
In this, to judge by Robin Milner-Gulland's moving introduction, they seem to reflect two of the essential gifts of the volume's dedicatee.
The Variations are dedicated to Bridge, Britten's first composition teacher and mentor, and were designed as a portrait of the dedicatee.
Geoff Parkinson, chief executive of SMMI, which employed Mr Pratt for 37 years, said: "I'm delighted to see Allan has been honoured as a dedicatee for a memoir that played such a major role in his life.
This is detectable throughout his career, as when in "Afterlives," he out-Simmonsed James Simmons (the dedicatee of the poem), at least with the notorious rebuke in the poem's first version of poets like themselves as "middle-class cunts" (in some eyes, even more notorious is the poem's revision to "middle class shits").
This was also the impression at the concert, where the Bridge Quartet brought us a fascinating programme of rarely-heard works that demonstrated just how original and important their dedicatee was.
Although the work was originally considered virtually unplayable, including by its intended dedicatee, it is now standard repertoire, and can regularly be heard within the confines of conservatoire studios being dispatched by teenagers.
Tracing the works' progression from the painterly abstraction of the early '50s to Twombly's signature style of aggressive graffiti etched into grounds of cream-colored gesso, we came to the 1957 canvas titled Olympia, the name of its dedicatee prominently scrawled in black.