Antonyms for commit
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term commit.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Commit, in the sense here considered, is to give in charge, put into care or keeping; to confide or entrust is to commit especially to one's fidelity, confide being used chiefly of mental or spiritual, entrust also of material things; we assign a duty, confide a secret, entrust a treasure; we commit thoughts to writing; commit a paper to the flames, a body to the earth; a prisoner is committed to jail. Consign is a formal word in mercantile use; as, to consign goods to an agent. Religiously, we consign the body to the grave, commit the soul to God. Compare DO.
Commit to a friend for safe-keeping; in law, commit to prison; for trial; without bail; in default of bail; on suspicion.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
perpetrate, commit, pullverb
perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
"perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
dedicate, pull in, place, attract, overstretch, perpetrate, intrust, trust, deplumate, force, rive, invest, draw out, pull, get out, take out, institutionalise, give, root for, devote, institutionalize, pluck, charge, practice, deplume, pull up, confide, pull out, draw, consecrate, tear, rend, send, extract, entrust, draw in, rip, displume, put
give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devoteverb
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"
chip in, dedicate, cave in, collapse, institutionalize, place, put, impart, pass on, perpetrate, move over, return, establish, reach, present, have, vow, fall in, make, pay, charge, throw, sanctify, gift, kick in, feed, ordinate, break, institutionalise, ease up, apply, give, grant, open, founder, devote, hold, ordain, pass, render, intrust, hallow, practice, sacrifice, yield, turn over, send, confide, leave, invest, give way, bless, consecrate, generate, contribute, entrust, trust, pull, afford, order, hand
commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, chargeverb
cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
"After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
ship, beam, dedicate, get off, place, put, mail, consign, excite, perpetrate, intrust, send off, blame, station, agitate, appoint, post, bear down, load, point, consecrate, rouse, shoot down, buck, commove, pull, accuse, institutionalise, lodge, give, transport, bill, shoot, devote, direct, level, file, turn on, charge, practice, broadcast, charge up, send out, invest, confide, air, institutionalize, send, entrust, trust, saddle, tear, burden, transmit
entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitverb
confer a trust upon
"The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, intrust, trust, devote, practice, invest, confide, pull, institutionalise, consecrate, give, hope, desire, swear, entrust, perpetrate, leave, bank, rely, place, send, believe
invest, put, commit, placeverb
make an investment
"Put money into bonds"
dedicate, seat, institutionalize, empower, put, endue, localize, perpetrate, intrust, trust, enthrone, target, vest, post, station, place, frame, point, come in, gift, position, grade, arrange, adorn, assign, pull, lay, institutionalise, give, aim, cast, devote, redact, couch, identify, direct, charge, practice, endow, indue, site, set up, invest, confide, rank, consecrate, rate, clothe, send, induct, entrust, come out, set, order, locate, pose, localise, range
engage in or perform
"practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"
institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, institutionalise, trust, devote, drill, invest, confide, pull, use, consecrate, give, intrust, entrust, perpetrate, practice, rehearse, practise, apply, place, do, send, exercise
How to use commit in a sentence?
I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy. Yes, even for terrible people, so, I believe that people commit crimes, they pay the price. When they got out of jail, I believe they certainly should have the right to vote. But I do believe, even if they are in jail, they are paying their price to society, but [also] that should not take away their inherent American right to participate in our democracy.
It's not a personal thing, I just think sometimes you have to do what is right, i think you also must do what you commit to do during a campaign. Far too often, people say one thing on a campaign and then instantly, when they're elected, they do something different. If I say something on a campaign, that's what I'm going to do when I'm elected.
We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.
As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.
I think (OU President David Boren) is only pleased to be recognized for a goal that the university has yet to attain, if it’s a goal that you don’t follow through on and you don’t commit your efforts to building an inclusive experience for people of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA and other groups at OU, then your diversity numbers are worth nothing.
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