Example sentences for: devote

How can you use “devote” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This specialized treatment worked for him (he used a Chinese herb to beat back the disease), but it would be too costly to devote a fleet of mice to each individual cancer patient.

  • So instead of obsessing over a minor symptom of a major ailment, maybe we should devote more attention to the underlying disease.

  • VIA Rail Canada is the national passenger-train system using the tracks of Canadian Pacific and Canadian National, who devote themselves strictly to more lucrative freight carrying.

  • The assistant shoemaker is another of Malamud's weirdly insistent, lonely souls--impelled, who knows why, to devote himself to a hopeless love; still wincing from the horrors of Europe, which he has not entirely escaped; inarticulate, yet bursting with passion, if only his boss, the master shoemaker, will deign to listen.

  • Culturebox, whose job it is to write articles that are short, is planning to devote herself to kabala, a form of Jewish mysticism, weirdly made popular by Madonna and Roseanne, in which one finds a deeper meaning in small, seemingly insignificant words and individual letters.


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