Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If someone devotes time or energy to something, they feel that it is important and they spend a lot of time or energy on it.

Examples: (verb) He decided to devote his life to helping people overcome poverty. (verb) She devoted ten years of his life to writing that book.

Synonyms: verbs: commit, dedicate, give.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 E