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dedicate

verb address to, award, bestow, confer, conner honor on, consecrate, convey, dedicare, do honor, donate, endow, enshrine, give, give a prize, give earnestly, give honor, hallow, honor, immortalize, offer to give, pay honor, present, reelect honor on, render honor to, set apart, set apart for speeial use, set aside, vest
See also: devote
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For their chosen keys they turned to supporting source material, including correspondence, incipits, contracts, publisher's reference books, the vocal range of both the dedicatee and the first performer, and concluded that "for the first time we can to [sic] present all the songs in their original keys" (ibid.
The reproduction is also institutional, particularly so when the dedicatee has spent a good proportion of her or his career at one place, and the institution will often support the book financially or through publication by its press.
30) Second, Venetia was the daughter of Sir Edward Stanley of Tong and his wife Lucy Percy, aunt of Ford's dedicatee the earl of Northumberland.
See the chart listing the dedicatees in Juvenilia (xxxiv-xxxv).
But settling on a dedicatee presents an almost impossible choice, says British novelist Edward Docx: "for, aside from the chosen one, every person you hold dear is going to be disappointed.
10) Plutarch's text was relatively easily reconciled with Christianity, and works from the Moralia (in contrast to some other classical texts) were unlikely to cause offence to dedicatees and readers.
Since the reception of a book by its dedicatee marked its official release to the public, dedicatees like Brutus and Varro were, in theory at any rate, the first readers of these works, although, as we shall see, this rule of etiquette was sometimes hard to enforce.
5,(14) Zeus Soter and Apollo, the dedicatees of the recognition decrees of 246/5 (as Elwyn suggests, "Inviolability" 178), or the appearance of Apollo, Artemis, and Athena which is reported at Justin 24.
Seven appendices, including an alphabetical index of the dramatic works, chronological lists of those same works by composition date and publication date, separate lists of librettists and playwrights, translators, arrangers and dedicatees facilitate access to the individual entries.
It consists not really of letters but of nine philosophical treatises, some just a few pages long and variously addressed to specific dedicatees.
In this study there are many points of reception, which include not only the seventeen different translators, but also their teachers, friends, and dedicatees, as well as the dozens of manuscripts containing the translations, and in some cases the scribes and owners of those manuscripts.
The main listing is by location, but dedicatees are indexed.