devote oneself

See: adhere
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Kill her, take her money and with the help of it devote oneself to the service of humanity and the good of all.
Essid added: "Today more than ever, we need to stick to these values, join ranks, make the nation's highest interest prevail and devote oneself to hard work in order to take up posed challenges.
Rather, it is a state of mind and a willingness to invest the time to become competent and/or find experienced professionals in the areas of finance, building construction and maintenance and to be willing to devote oneself to becoming familiar with all matters in one's selected community.
He said that the best way to pay tributes to the martyrs of Karbala was to make commitment to work and devote oneself for the development of the country.
The Speaker said that the best way to pay tributes to the martyrs of Karbala is to make commitment on this day to work and devote oneself for the development and strength of the county.
Or he can ask him whether he can bear the idea of seeing another man in the presidential palace, whether he ever thinks of retirement in moments of fatigue, or whether it is now time to leave behind official seals and devote oneself to writing memoirs.
To devote oneself professionally to an enterprise that helps other people equip themselves for future lives of success, satisfaction, and civic responsibility inspires idealism and is of clear societal value.
These are the abilities to take care of oneself responsibly, to love another person intimately, to devote oneself to children, and to care enough about one's community to try to make it better.
Such a concept emanates from a selfless desire to devote oneself to be a part of a non-utilitarian reciprocal circle.
What's it to you if these feminists, as you say, all want to get into "the academic profession, where one can be aloof from men and devote oneself to the study of the destiny of woman?
They are: the secularization of time, an acceleration in the rhythms of life, far greater precision in all aspects of life, a growing demand for predictability--and, finally, "monochronia," a refusal to devote oneself to several tasks at once.
Written as a sequel to Living in God's Embrace, Loving In The Master's Footsteps searches for ways in which one can love and devote oneself wholeheartedly.