commit synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term commit:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetrate, commit, pullverb

    perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, pull in, place, attract, overstretch, perpetrate, intrust, trust, commit, 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

  2. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devoteverb

    give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

    Synonyms:
    commit, 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

  3. commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, chargeverb

    cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

    Synonyms:
    ship, beam, dedicate, get off, place, put, mail, consign, excite, perpetrate, intrust, send off, commit, 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

  4. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitverb

    confer a trust upon

    Synonyms:
    institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, intrust, trust, devote, practice, invest, confide, pull, institutionalise, consecrate, give, hope, desire, swear, entrust, perpetrate, commit, leave, bank, rely, place, send, believe

  5. invest, put, commit, placeverb

    make an investment

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, seat, institutionalize, empower, put, endue, localize, perpetrate, intrust, trust, commit, 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

  6. commit, practiceverb

    engage in or perform

    Synonyms:
    institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, institutionalise, trust, devote, drill, invest, confide, pull, use, consecrate, give, intrust, entrust, perpetrate, practice, rehearse, practise, commit, apply, place, do, send, exercise

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commit

    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.

    Synonyms:
    assign, confide, consign, entrust, relegate, trust

    Preposition:
    Commit to a friend for safe-keeping; in law, commit to prison; for trial; without bail; in default of bail; on suspicion.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commitverb

    Synonyms:
    intrust, consign, confide, give in trust

  2. commitverb

    Synonyms:
    deposit, put, place, lay

  3. commitverb

    Synonyms:
    perpetrate, enact, do, perform

  4. commitverb

    Synonyms:
    imprison, send to prison

  5. commitverb

    Synonyms:
    engage, pledge, implicate

  6. commitverb

    Synonyms:
    compromit, endanger, bring into danger, put at hazard, put in jeopardy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

committing, perpetrate, engage, undertake, validate, validation, committed, oblige, devote, allocate, hire

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. COMMIT

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