Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (v. t.) To appropriate by vow; to set apart or dedicate by a solemn act; to consecrate; also, to consign over; to doom; to evil; to devote one to destruction; the city was devoted to the flames.
2. (v. t.) To execrate; to curse.
3. (v. t.) To give up wholly; to addict; to direct the attention of wholly or compound; to attach; -- often with a reflexive pronoun; as, to devote one's self to science, to one's friends, to piety, etc.
4. (a.) Devoted; addicted; devout.
5. (n.) A devotee.