English to Danish Meaning :: devote

hellige, vie, ofre
Devote :
hellige
- helligehengivnevierafsætte
 

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Verb(1) give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause(2) dedicate(3) set aside or apart for a specific purpose or use

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(1) I wanted to devote more time to my family(2) He's taken up freight delivery now that he has left the Army to devote his efforts to finding the gun runner.(3) It is incumbent upon all Muslims to devote a proportion of their excess income to the support of religious and charitable works.(4) He retired from the army in 1910 to devote his energies to the Boy Scout movement he had founded several years earlier.(5) This man in his 40s, who wants to remain completely anonymous, hopes to be able to stop working, thanks to this sale, and realize an old dream: devoting himself to painting.(6) The farmhouses were $80-100,000, and I didn't relish devoting our lives and cash we don't have to restoring them.(7) After undergoing a second liver transplant himself, Pat is taking life a little easier and is devoting himself full-time to tending to his garden in between hospital check-ups.(8) And the hostile army was devoted with dire execrations to the gods of war and of thunder.(9) It showed us the plight of Pam, a 50-something still-attractive widow who, having raised at least one daughter, is now devoting her middle years to the care of her ageing mother, Olive.(10) And the authority has praised Mr Hampson as a ÔÇÿcommitted and devoted teacherÔÇÖ who worked tirelessly throughout the year.(11) The priestesses and priests turning towards the setting sun, the dwelling of the infernal gods, devoted with curses the sacrilegious wretch.(12) It needs about $100,000 a year to operate, and the few volunteers they have are devoting a disproportionate number of their hours to raising money, taking time away from what they want to be doing inside.(13) The former slaves of Saint Domingue and Guadeloupe abandoned plantation toil whenever they could, instead devoting themselves to subsistence cultivation.(14) The people who have trouble finding part time work are well-off women like me, in desireable careers, who want to keep their hand in while devoting themselves to raising their children.(15) I also came to express my thanks to the artists who are devoting their time and talents to such a vital cause.(16) Those over 35 suffered most from devoting their energies to family life while holding down a career - 90% said their relationship had been badly affected.
Related Words
(1) devote to ::
afsætte til
Synonyms
Verb
1. allocate ::
tildele
2. give ::
give
Different Forms
devote, devoted, devotes, devoting
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Now I can devote all my time to dark matter.

Now I can DEVOTE all my time to dark matter.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2


is to devote my life to the Seven.

is to DEVOTE my life to the Seven.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 10


The best way to achieve a goal
is to devote 100%

The best way to achieve a goal is to DEVOTE 100%

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 13


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