Reverent vs Devote - What's the difference?
As a verb reverent
As an adjective devote is
showing respect or reverence; respectful
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.
- They devoted themselves unto all wickedness.
To consign over; to doom.
- a leafless and simple branch devoted to the purpose of climbing
- to devote one to destruction
To execrate; to curse.
- The city was devoted to the flames.
* Often used in the past participle form, which has become an adjective. See devoted.
(obsolete) Devoted; addicted; devout.