Reverent vs Devote - What's the difference?

reverent | devote |


As a verb reverent

is .

As an adjective devote is

.

reverent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • showing respect or reverence; respectful
  • devote

    English

    Verb

    (devot)
  • To give one's time, focus one's efforts, commit oneself, etc. entirely for, on, or to a certain matter.
  • They devoted their lives to following Jesus Christ.
    I devoted this afternoon to repainting my study, and nothing will get in my way.
  • * Grew
  • They devoted themselves unto all wickedness.
  • * Gray
  • a leafless and simple branch devoted to the purpose of climbing
  • To consign over; to doom.
  • to devote one to destruction
    The city was devoted to the flames.
  • To execrate; to curse.
  • Usage notes

    * Often used in the past participle form, which has become an adjective. See devoted.

    Derived terms

    * devotion

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Devoted; addicted; devout.
  • (Milton)

    Anagrams

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