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com·mit

commit

 
 
pronunciation:
k mIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: commits, committing, committed
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
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derivation: committed (adj.)
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