Synonyms for devote

Synonyms for (verb) devote

Synonyms: devote, pay, give

Definition: dedicate

Usage: give thought to; give priority to; pay attention to

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: give, dedicate, consecrate, devote, commit

Definition: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

Usage: She committed herself to the work of God; give one's talents to a good cause; consecrate your life to the church

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply

Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer


Synonyms: devote

Definition: set aside or apart for a specific purpose or use

Usage: this land was devoted to mining

Similar words: reserve

Definition: hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency

Usage: they held back their applause in anticipation