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commit (verb), commits; committed; committing
1. To pledge devotion or dedication to someone or something: Henry wasn't ready to commit to the relationship with Conny.
2. To devote or to pledge something; such as, time or money to an undertaking.
3. To do something wrong or illegal: Jerry's friend was caught committing false information about his financial situation.
4. To entrust something or someone to another person for protection>
5. To consign or record something in order to preserve it; "He committed the names to memory."
6. To give something over for destruction or disposal.
7. To confine someone legally to an institution; such as, a prison or mental health facility.
8. To refer a bill to a legislative committee for review.
9. Etymology: from Latin committere, "to bring together"; from com-, "together" + mittere, "to put, to send".
This entry is located in the following unit: miss-, mis-, -miss, -mis, mit-, mitt-, -mit, -mitt (page 2)
committed
1. Someone who is bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude.
2. A person who is associated in an exclusive sexual relationship.
3. To pledge or to engage oneself in a relationship or in a commitment with someone or with others.
This entry is located in the following unit: miss-, mis-, -miss, -mis, mit-, mitt-, -mit, -mitt (page 2)
(John Robertson, a committed lexicographer who is utilizing the past and the present to provide word information for our modern age)
Word Entries containing the term: “committed
committed dose (s) (noun), committed doses (pl)
A nuclear quantity that accounts for continuing exposures over long periods of time; such as, 30, 50, or 70 years: "Radiation treatment is a science that requires careful study of the committed doses of treatments that are administered to determine the appropriate amounts for specific illnesses."