Dedicate vs Medicate - What's the difference?

dedicate | medicate |

As verbs the difference between dedicate and medicate

is that dedicate is to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate while medicate is to prescribe or administer medication.

As an adjective dedicate

is (obsolete) dedicated; set apart; devoted; consecrated.




  • 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.


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




  • To prescribe or administer medication.
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