dedicatee

dedicatee

[ded-i-kuh-tee]
noun
a person to whom something is dedicated.

Origin:
1750–60; dedicate + -ee

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dedicate (ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  (often foll by to) to devote (oneself, one's time, etc) wholly to a special purpose or cause; commit wholeheartedly or unreservedly
2.  (foll by to) to address or inscribe (a book, artistic performance, etc) to a person, cause, etc as a token of affection or respect
3.  (foll by to) to request or play (a record) on radio for another person as a greeting
4.  to assign or allocate to a particular project, function, etc
5.  to set apart for a deity or for sacred uses; consecrate
 
adj
6.  an archaic word for dedicated
 
[C15: from Latin dēdicāre to announce, from dicāre to make known, variant of dīcere to say]
 
dedica'tee
 
n
 
'dedicator
 
n
 
dedicatory
 
adj
 
'dedicative
 
adj

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