dedicate

(redirected from dedicatory)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

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

Related Words

inscribe or address by way of compliment

Related Words

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

References in periodicals archive ?
His dedicatory epistles, poetic inventions, side annotations and glosses all belong to the contemporary prescriptive practice of both producing and authorizing specific uses of topoi, words and wording.
Utilizo el texto arabe que aparece en la traduccion de Charles Butterworth: The Book of the Decisive Treatise Determining the Connection Between the Law and Wisdom & Epistle Dedicatory, provo, utah, Brigham Young university press, 2001.
Griffolini's dedicatory epistle to Pope Pius II, which also gives important insights into Griffolini's intentions and translation methods, is found at the beginning of the text.
According to the dedicatory inscription on the external part of the western wall, the church and monastery were built in 1502 with a donation by Demetrios de Coron, a captain of the Pentageia barony, and his wife Helen.
Elgar himself recorded in the dedicatory inscription, "in memory of Cardinal Newman whose poem I have had the honour to attempt to set to music".
Dedicatory prayers were offered by the Rural Dean, Canon Henry Walsham How and the 10 bells were all pulled 12 times.
In addition, attention may be drawn to the roughly one dozen woven ribbons containing a dedicatory inscription or poem.
Comprised of a series of essays which map out the varied ways in which prefaces to printed drama might be appropriated and directed, and punctuated by reproductions of some of the key dedicatory epistles and addresses to readers which it discusses, this book makes a significant contribution to the understanding of Renaissance print culture.
She concentrates on the dedicatory letters and poems, panegyrics, and occasional polirical poetry of Rudolf Agricola Junior, Valentin Eck, and, to a lesser degree, Leonard Cox.
7) The Jewsbury scholar might also explore the connection between this dedicatory addendum and Crimean War-era Victorian poems, like Arabella Shore's 1855 "The Good Physician," which posits the generic doctor as "God's true soldier.
Bergeron's Textual Patronage in English Drama, 1570-1640 addresses a more specific aspect of authors' relationship with their works: it offers a detailed examination of the dedicatory epistles and addresses to readers that appear in early modern printed plays.
105 is a dedicatory cycle, in the spirit of Schumann's Myrthen.
I wrote the dedicatory words for the plaque, consulting with AFSA colleagues.