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dedicated adj
1 devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose; "a dedicated dancer"; "dedicated teachers"; "dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"- A.Lincoln [ant: undedicated]
2 solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II" [syn: consecrated, consecrate] [ant: desecrated]

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  1. past participle of dedicate

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abandoned, afire, altruistic, ardent, beatified, blessed, bound, bound and determined, burning, canonized, committed, consecrated, constant, decided, decisive, definite, determined, devoted, devout, disinterested, earnest, faithful, fast, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, hallowed, hearty, heated, hot, hot-blooded, humble, impassioned, in earnest, intense, intent, intent on, loyal, modest, obstinate, on fire, passionate, perfervid, persevering, persistent, purposeful, red-hot, relentless, resolute, resolved, sacrificing, sainted, saintly, sanctified, self-abasing, self-abnegating, self-abnegatory, self-denying, self-devoted, self-effacing, self-forgetful, self-immolating, self-neglectful, self-neglecting, self-renouncing, self-sacrificing, self-unconscious, selfless, serious, set apart, sincere, single-minded, spirited, staunch, steadfast, tenacious, tested, tried, tried and true, true, unacquisitive, unpossessive, unpretentious, unselfish, unsparing of self, vehement, warm, white-hot, wholehearted, zealous
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