"dedication" Definition

  1. n. The act of setting apart or consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with religious solemnities; solemn appropriation; as, the dedication of Solomon's temple.
  2. n. A devoting or setting aside for any particular purpose; as, a dedication of lands to public use.
  3. n. An address to a patron or friend, prefixed to a book, testifying respect, and often recommending the work to his special protection and favor.

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Position in dictionary: 25049 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "dedication": 1
Words that end with "dedication": 2
Words that contain "dedication": 2
Next words in dictionary: dedicator, dedicatorial, dedicatory, dedimus, dedition, dedolent, deduce, deduced, deducement, deducibility
Previous words in dictionary: dedicating, dedicatee, dedicated, dedicate, dedentition, dedecorous, dedecoration, dedecorate, dede, dedans

English Dictionary Definition of dedication

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