It has two uses or meanings, both of which are paired or work similarly. Both uses consist of what would be the universal meaning, which consists of paying homage to a work carried out to a person, real or ideal group, or some divine entity, to which the author expresses that the honoree or honoree was the motive. of inspiration for the realization of the work.

The first use of the dedication responds to a material reality, where the copy of the work carried out is actually donated or sold; while for the other use it refers to an ideal reality of the work itself, where possession cannot be more than symbolic.

The dedication is used in different situations of daily life, since in a global context anything can be dedicated. Many people listen to a song and because of the symbolism that it may have, because of the lyrics that make it up, which represents some experience, the person dedicates the piece of music to another, as a synonym of tribute, offer, testimony or gratitude.

Regarding how emblematic and significant the achievement of an achievement or the fulfillment of some objective is, people tend to make dedications to other people or groups of people, to highlight the importance of those honored on the path they had to travel To reach the goal.

In poetry and what is known as epistolary genre, the dedication often becomes the title of the work. In such a way, the printed matter places it at the beginning handwritten or made in block letters.

In art, the author of a work makes a letter or note which leads his work, in which he directs or offers it to a person or group of them, as prose or handwritten. This is known as a dedication.

Finally, in the research methodology for many years it has become a tradition that in addition to a cover, a summary, introduction and the index, it is part of that compendium of elements that introduce the dedication to the research previously carried out, where the Researcher thanks and honors those people, institutions and organizations that served as collaborators for it.