Definitions for commit

Definitions for (verb) commit

Main entry: give, dedicate, consecrate, devote, commit

Definition: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

Usage: She committed herself to the work of God; give one's talents to a good cause; consecrate your life to the church

Main entry: commit, invest, put, place

Definition: make an investment

Usage: Put money into bonds

Main entry: charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize, send

Definition: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

Usage: After the second episode, she had to be committed; he was committed to prison

Main entry: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit

Definition: confer a trust upon

Usage: The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret; I commit my soul to God

Main entry: commit, practice

Definition: engage in or perform

Usage: practice safe sex; commit a random act of kindness

Main entry: pull, commit, perpetrate

Definition: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

Usage: perpetrate a crime; pull a bank robbery

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