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.
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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, 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
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"
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
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, 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
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, commit, 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, 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
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, commit, apply, place, do, send, exercise
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How to use COMMIT in a sentence?
National sovereignty is not a license to commit crimes against humanity or genocide. The Rohingya and all of Myanmar’s people, in fact the entire world, is looking at you to take action.
Black lives do matter and as mayor, I commit we will take all necessary steps to prevent these kinds of incidents when at all possible.
I can not think of anything that's more awful, unspeakable and wrong for a government to do than to use its power to execute somebody who didn't commit the crime they're accused of, the problem with capital punishment is that once it's inflicted you can't take it back -- can't be corrected.
If ... our interlocutors ... commit to the agreed parameters, reaching an agreement by the end of June is achievable.
A lot of the older teenagers are encouraging the younger ones on Facebook, leaving messages that say you know, 'You need to end your life and go to a different life,' and that's encouraging them to go commit suicide.
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- извършвам, обвързвам сеBulgarian
- spáchat, zapsatCzech
- begehen, CommitGerman
- cometer, encomendarSpanish
- سپردن, زندانی کردن, دربند کردن, مرتکب شدن, بد انجامیدنPersian
- lähteä, uskoa, tehdä, liittyä, luovuttaa, ilmoittautua, vangita, vaarantaaFinnish
- commit, commettre, confier, engager, remettre, consignerFrench
- rábíz, elkövetHungarian
- affidare, commettereItalian
- bindeNorwegian Nynorsk
- comprometer, cometerPortuguese
- совершать, обязываться, коммит, связывать себя обязательством, вверять, заключать под стражуRussian
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