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Definitions and Synonyms of commit | Another word for commit | What is commit?

Definition 1: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause - [verb of communication]

Samples where commit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She committed herself to the work of God
  • give one's talents to a good cause
  • consecrate your life to the church

Synonyms for commit in the sense of this definition

(commit is a kind of ...) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

"use your head!" "we only use Spanish at home" "I can't use this tool" "Apply a magnetic field here" "This thinking was applied to many projects" "How do you utilize this tool?" "I apply this rule to get good results" "use the plastic bags to store the food" "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

(... is a kind of commit ) dedicate to a deity by a vow

(... is a kind of commit ) dedicate anew

"They were asked to rededicate themselves to their country"

(... is a kind of commit ) apply oneself to

"Please apply yourself to your homework"

(commit has a similar meaning as ...) offer in good faith

"He gave her his word"

(commit has a similar meaning as ...) endure the loss of

"He gave his life for his children" "I gave two sons to the war"

Definition 2: confer a trust upon - [verb of possession]

Samples where commit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for commit in the sense of this definition

(commit is a kind of ...) place into the hands or custody of

"hand me the spoon, please" "Turn the files over to me, please" "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"

(... is a kind of commit ) give to in charge

"I commend my children to you"

(... is a kind of commit ) give over to another for care or safekeeping

"consign your baggage"

(... is a kind of commit ) commit again

"It was recommitted into her custody"

(... is a kind of commit ) commit in order to fulfill an obligation

"obligate money"

Definition 3: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution - [verb of possession]

Samples where commit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for commit in the sense of this definition

(commit is a kind of ...) move from one place to another

"transfer the data" "transmit the news" "transfer the patient to another hospital"

(... is a kind of commit ) admit into a hospital

"Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high"

Definition 4: make an investment - [verb of possession]

Samples where commit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put money into bonds

Synonyms for commit in the sense of this definition

(commit is a kind of ...) pay out

"spend money"

(... is a kind of commit ) invest money in government securities

(... is a kind of commit ) re-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security

"She rolled over her IRA"

(... is a kind of commit ) invest (money) so that it is not taxable

(... is a kind of commit ) invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes

"All my money is tied up in long-term investments"

(... is a kind of commit ) invest at a risk

"I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"

(... is a kind of commit ) buy stocks or shares of a company

Samples where commit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • perpetrate a crime
  • pull a bank robbery

Synonyms for commit in the sense of this definition

(commit is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(... is a kind of commit ) carry out or commit

"make a mistake" "commit a faux-pas"

(... is a kind of commit ) commit once again, as of a crime

Samples where commit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • practice safe sex
  • commit a random act of kindness

Synonyms for commit in the sense of this definition

(commit is a kind of ...) carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in

"She pursued many activities" "They engaged in a discussion"

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