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KK Pronunciation

〔 kәˋmIt 〕


〔 kәˊmit 〕

Overview of verb commit

The verb commit has 6 senses

  • perpetrate, commit, pull -- (perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery")

  • give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote -- (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, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge -- (cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison")

  • entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit -- (confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God")

  • invest, put, commit, place -- (make an investment; "Put money into bonds")

  • commit, practice -- (engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness")