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  Definition of commit
  1. give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one''s talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
  2. make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
  3. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
  4. confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general''s secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
  5. perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
Similar Words: give, dedicate, consecrate, devote, invest, put, place, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge, entrust, intrust, trust, confide, perpetrate, pull

 

Hyponyms: vow, consecrate, rededicate, apply, fund, roll over, shelter, tie up, speculate, job, buy into, hospitalize, hospitalise, commend, consign, charge, recommit, obligate, make

 

Grouped Verbs: give, sacrifice

 

Derivational Morphology: idolatry, devotion, veneration, cultism, fan, buff, devotee, lover, commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication, consecration, investment, investment funds, investing, investor, mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylum, initiation, founding, foundation, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration, committal, consignment, committee, commission, confidence, trust, trustingness, trustfulness, regent, trustee, legal guardian, pull, perpetration, perpetrator, culprit

 

Anagrams: Omotic, miotic

 

 
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