Associations to the word «Dedication»

Wiktionary

DEDICATION, noun. (uncountable) The act of dedicating or the state of being dedicated.
DEDICATION, noun. (countable) A note addressed to a patron or friend, prefixed to a work of art as a token of respect, esteem, or affection.
DEDICATION, noun. (countable) A ceremony marking an official completion or opening.
DEDICATION, noun. (legal) The deliberate or negligent surrender of all rights to property.

Dictionary definition

DEDICATION, noun. Complete and wholehearted fidelity.
DEDICATION, noun. A ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose.
DEDICATION, noun. A message that makes a pledge.
DEDICATION, noun. A short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something.
DEDICATION, noun. The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca