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commit

com·mit

commit

 
 
pronunciation:
k mIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: commits, committed, committing
definition 1: to promise to give a thing such as money or time or your own effort and to not change your decision to give it.
We have committed this money to our children's education.She has decided to commit herself to her new job.
similar words:
bind, promise
definition 2: to do; perform.
He committed a crime.
synonyms:
do, perform
derivation: committed (adj.)
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