: a feeling of very strong support for or loyalty to someone or something : the quality or state of being dedicated to a person, group, cause, etc.
: a message at the beginning of a book, song, etc., saying that it was written or is being performed in order to honor or express affection for someone
Examples of DEDICATION
- It took a lot of hard work and dedication, but we managed to finish the project on time.
- the dedication of the temple
- They celebrated the dedication of the new building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.