- adj.献身的; 忠诚的; 挚爱的; 专心的
- v.献身于…; 致力于…(devote的过去分词)
- 副词: devotedly;
He devoted his life to literature.
He married well and happily and was a devoted father and husband.
He devoted a great sum of money to books.
She devoted all her time to the location of the missing money.
Lucy is absolutely devoted to her cats.
Acres of newsprint have been devoted to the issue.
Half of these plots is devoted to raising improved seeds.
She is a good girl, and will make a hardworking, devoted wife.
To a devoted couple even water tastes sweet.
His life was devoted to the pleasure of the flesh.
He has always devoted himself to his music.
She's devoted her life to good work.
She devoted herself to a serious study of the Koran.
The artistic zealot devoted his life to the completion of a great masterpiece.
They are devoted to their children.
Five whole pages of script were devoted to rubbishing her political opponents.
He devoted a major section of his massive report to an analysis of US aircraft design.
In The Dictionary of Quotations, there are no fewer than one and a half columns devoted to "kiss".
He became Vivien Leigh's devoted friend and comforter.
Horace is so devoted to his garden that he hasn't been away for 10 years.
I was a devoted train spotter.
He devoted his energies to the reformation of science.
She was just playing the devoted mother.
He set himself ferociously tough standards; and he was ardently devoted to ballet.
Joyce Bryt is a devoted Star Trek fan.
When you can drag him away from his work, he can also be a devoted father.
So much income is devoted to monthly mortgage payments that nothing is left over.
And there are environmental benefits, too: renting a car when you need it, rather than owning one, means fewer cars are required and fewer resources must be devoted to making them.
"It's been postponed until 2017," says Anna Somers, the founder and CEO of The Art Newspaper and the former head of Venice in Peril, a group devoted to restoring Venetian art.
2018年6月四级真题（第二套）阅读 Section B
"It's been postponed until 2018," says Anna Somers, the founder and CEO of The Art Newspaper and the former head of Venice in Peril, a group devoted to restoring Venetian art.
2017年12月四级真题（第一套）阅读 Section B
Across the country, 285 emergencymanagement teams are devoted to crisis control.
2019年12月四级真题（第二套）阅读 Section B
Newly created state colleges and universities devoted themselves almost entirely to scientific, technological, and engineering fields.
For all the new attention devoted to the 1 percent, a new dataset from the Equality of Opportunity Project at Harvard and Berkeley suggests that, if we care about upward mobility overall, we're vastly exaggerating the dangers of the rich-poor gap.
2015年12月六级真题（第三套）阅读 Section C
In the 1960s, the United States devoted nearly 17% of discretionary spending to research and development, reaping decades of economic growth.
2016年12月六级真题（第二套）阅读 Section A
That's the highest percentage of an exclusive economic zone devoted to marine conservation by any country in the world.
2017年12月六级真题（第二套）阅读 Section A
Behaving in this selfless and devoted manner, these little creatures have survived on earth, for more than 140 million years, far longer than dinosaurs.
2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
He is a good/devoted/caring/loving father because he was strict with his daughter and encouraged her when she was in trouble.
2017年高考英语天津卷 答案 选项
Neighbors devoted their spare time to helping others rebuild.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Some complain of unfriendly coworkers and feel sad for eight-hour workweeks devoted to tasks they hate.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文
The cloisters museum and gardens is a branch of the metropolitan museum of art devoted to the art and architecture of Europe in the middle ages.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
With long lives ahead of them, they need to stay active and devoted.
2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文
Devoted concertgoers who reply that recordings are no substitute for live performance are missing the point.
2011年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
1. zealous in devotion or affection;
"a devoted husband and father"
2. (followed by `to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use;
"large sums devoted to the care of the poor"
"a life devoted to poetry"