WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

commit

 
Verb commit has 5 senses
  1. perpetrate, commit, pull - perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Derived forms: noun commission8, noun committal2
    Sample sentence:
    They commit him to write the letter
  2. 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"
    --2 is one way to use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
    Derived form: noun commitment2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  3. 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"
    --3 is one way to transfer
    Derived forms: noun commitment5, noun committal1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit - confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
    --4 is one way to pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
    Derived form: noun committee1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  5. invest, put, commit, place - make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
    --5 is one way to spend, expend, drop
    Derived form: noun commitment3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus