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rededicate (oneself) to (something)

To reassert or reaffirm one's dedication or commitment to something or some activity. That near-death experience really prompted me to rededicate myself to my faith. I'm really trying to rededicate myself to my career, because I've been feeling like I'm in a rut lately.
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rededicate oneself or something to someone or something

to reaffirm the dedication of oneself or something to someone or something. I must ask you to rededicate yourself to our high purposes. They rededicated their church to God.
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The memorial was rededicated on Friday by the Archdeacon of Northumberland, the Venerable Geoffrey Miller, at a service led by local vicar Rev Terry Moat.
A plaque in Dewsbury was rededicated to Cpl Hartley, in June.
On Sunday, the Ben Maimon synagogue, named after the 12th century rabbi and intellectual Maimonides, was rededicated in a ceremony that included half a dozen Egyptian Jewish families that long ago fled the country.
Bergstrom Field will be rededicated on Sunday, to its new role as the place where future SHS student-athletes will get their start.
Under Yeltsin, Alexy said, church properties were returned to believers, shrines and theological schools were reopened, and the church's "educational, charitable and public activities developed." About 5,000 mourners attended Yeltsin's funeral April 25 in Moscow's restored Christ the Savior Russian Orthodox Cathedral, which was rededicated in 1999, 66 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin had it blown up.
The memorial was officially rededicated by the Rev Alex Potts, chaplain to 30 Signals Regiment, based at Nun-eaton's Bramcote Barracks.
Heutlinger said that with the two-year renovation of the sanctuary and chapel completed, his temple will be rededicated Friday, December 15, the first day of Hanukkah.
ACPE has rededicated itself to providing fresh, new educational opportunities for our most experienced physician executives--The Vanguard Member.
The company then rededicated itself to its policy of segmentation, hiring more blacks and, as a means of controlling labor, even integrating key departments at a facility in Atlanta.
The guardians of the stone were extremely quick to react and within weeks it was rededicated, even more colourfully, in honour of Elvis, in whose name it has continued to serve as a local landmark until its destruction and replacement as detailed in your columns.
I've rededicated my life to my family and I'm happier now than I can ever remember being.' Let's hope it lasts.
Two hundred years after its completion as the first Anglican cathedral built outside the British Isles, the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Quebec City was rededicated during a special homecoming weekend.
At the ceremony at the Royal Victoria Holiday Inn, the site of the former station, the tablets were rededicated and a commemorative plaque unveiled by John Fay, the grandson of the general manager of the Great Central Railway.
Dean of Derry Dr William Martin rededicated Ireland's War Memorial records to the Cathedral.
I had told no one of the story of my son's birth in a home for unwed mothers, not even my best friend, and especially not my son." Afraid that if her son knew the truth of his birth he would feel that he had not been wanted, she was relieved when he said, "Mom, I didn't know you had suffered so much." Thus, she rededicated this reprint of the book, first published fifteen years prior to this release, to her son, "a wise and compassionate man, whose labor of giving birth to himself is partly the labor of giving birth to his imperfect mother."