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  1. devote

    • IPA[dɪˈvəʊt]

    英式

    • v.
      give all or most of one's time or resources to (a person or activity);use a certain amount of space or time to cover (a topic)
    • verb: devote, 3rd person present: devotes, gerund or present participle: devoting, past tense: devoted, past participle: devoted

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. give all or most of one's time or resources to (a person or activity) I wanted to devote more time to my family she devoted herself to fundraising
    • use a certain amount of space or time to cover (a topic) a full page is devoted to each ski run
    • 2. archaic invoke or pronounce a curse upon the hostile army was devoted with dire execrations to the gods of war