commit


commit
commit [kə mit′]
vt.
committed, committing [ME committen < L committere, to bring together, commit < com-, together + mittere, to send: see MISSION]
1. to give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign [we commit his fame to posterity]
2. to put officially in custody or confinement [committed to prison]
3. to hand over or set apart to be disposed of or put to some purpose [to commit something to the trash heap]
4. to do or perpetrate (an offense or crime)
5. to bind as by a promise; pledge; engage [committed to the struggle]
6. to make known the opinions or views of [to commit oneself on an issue]
7. to refer (a bill, etc.) to a committee to be considered
vi.
Informal to make a pledge or promise: often with to
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commit to memory
to learn by heart; memorize
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commit to paper or commit to writing
to write down; record
committable
adj.
SYN.- COMMIT, the basic term here, implies the delivery of a person or thing into the charge or keeping of another; ENTRUST implies committal based on trust and confidence; CONFIDE stresses the private nature of information entrusted to another and usually connotes intimacy of relationship; CONSIGN suggests formal action in transferring something to another's possession or control; RELEGATE implies a consigning to a specific class, sphere, place, etc., esp. one of inferiority, and usually suggests the literal or figurative removal of something undesirable

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