Dedicate vs Directed - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between dedicate and directed

is that dedicate is to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate while directed is (direct).

As adjectives the difference between dedicate and directed

is that dedicate is (obsolete) dedicated; set apart; devoted; consecrated while directed is in a manner emphasizing one's point of view.

dedicate

English

Verb

(dedicat)
  • To set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate.
  • To set apart for a special use
  • dedicated their money to scientific research.
  • To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action
  • dedicated ourselves to starting our own business. See Synonyms at devote.
  • To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection.
  • To open (a building, for example) to public use.
  • To show to the public for the first time
  • dedicate a monument.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Dedicated; set apart; devoted; consecrated.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Dedicate to nothing temporal.
  • * (George Henry Calvert)
  • His life is dedicate to worthiness.
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    directed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.
  • (graph theory) Having the properties of a directed graph.
  • Antonyms

    * undirected

    Derived terms

    * directed graph

    Verb

    (head)
  • (direct)
  • Anagrams

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