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Synonyms for commit
kəˈmɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetrate, commit, pull(verb)

    perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

    "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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, charge(verb)

    cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

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

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit(verb)

    confer a trust upon

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

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. invest, put, commit, place(verb)

    make an investment

    "Put money into bonds"

    Synonyms:
    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

  6. commit, practice(verb)

    engage in or perform

    "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"

    Synonyms:
    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

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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commit

    Synonyms:
    perpetrate, execute, confide, relegate, intrust, assign, allocate, consign

    Antonyms:
    miscommit, misconsign, misintrust, omit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    intrust, consign, confide, give in trust

  2. commit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deposit, put, place, lay

  3. commit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perpetrate, enact, do, perform

  4. commit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    imprison, send to prison

  5. commit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    engage, pledge, implicate

  6. commit(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commit(v)

    Synonyms:
    intrust, consign, perpetrate, do

How to pronounce commit?

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How to say commit in sign language?

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How to use commit in a sentence?

  1. Lisa Monaco:

    Hezbollah is certainly a national security priority, because they have the capacity to commit hostile acts but have not necessarily had the motive to do so, our efforts have been to reduce their capacity in case their motives shift.

  2. Emily Benavides:

    As he outlined in his book on this issue, Gov. Bush believes in a conservative legislative solution to fix our broken immigration system that includes earned legal status for those currently in the country after they pay fines and taxes, learn English and commit no substantial crimes while securing our border.

  3. Zach Braff:

    When I commit to something I go all in. This, for example, was harder than anything I’ve ever done… This became 100 percent of my life because it demanded more.

  4. Ryan Bushell:

    People aren't going to want to commit volumes over a 20-year basis when they don't know if they're going to get through the next 20 days.

  5. Attorney General Kamala Harris:

    Sitting behind a computer, committing what is essentially a cowardly and criminal act will not shield predators from the law or jail. we will continue to be vigilant and investigate and prosecute those who commit these deplorable acts.


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