from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Feeling or displaying strong affection or attachment; ardent: a devoted friend.
  • adj. Having been consecrated; dedicated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Vowed; dedicated; consecrated.
  • adj. Zealous; characterized by devotion.
  • adj. cursed; doomed.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of devote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Set apart; given up, especially to some harm or evil; doomed.
  • Ardent; zealous; assiduous; strongly attached or addicted: as, a devoted friend; a devoted student of philosophy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. zealous in devotion or affection
  • adj. (followed by `to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use


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