dedicate


dedicate
I verb address to, award, bestow, confer, confer honor on, consecrare, consecrate, convey, dedicare, devote, do honor, donate, endow, enshrine, give, give a prize, give earnestly, give honor, hallow, honor, immortalize, inscribe, offer to give, pay honor, philanthropize, present, reflect honor on, render honor to, set apart, set apart for special use, set aside, vest II index devote

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


dedicate
v.
For a private owner to convey land or an easement to the public for public use.
n.
dedication

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