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  • commit oneself — 1. To make a definite decision or judgement (on) 2. To make a definite agreement • • • Main Entry: ↑commit …   Useful english dictionary

  • commit oneself — index assume (undertake), avow, cast (register), decide, guarantee, pledge (promise the performance of), pro …   Law dictionary

  • commit oneself to a course — index choose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • commit oneself — obligate oneself, pledge oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • commit — late 14c., to give in charge, entrust, from L. committere to unite, connect, combine; to bring together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + mittere to put, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Evolution into modern range of meanings is not… …   Etymology dictionary

  • commit — ► VERB (committed, committing) 1) carry out or perform (a crime, immoral act, or mistake). 2) pledge or dedicate to a course, policy, or use. 3) (commit oneself to) resolve to remain in a long term emotional relationship with (someone). 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • commit — committable, adj. committer, n. /keuh mit /, v., committed, committing. v.t. 1. to give in trust or charge; consign. 2. to consign for preservation: to commit ideas to writing; to commit a poem to memory. 3. to pledge (oneself) to a position on… …   Universalium

  • commit — v. 1) (d; refl.) ( to devote ) to commit to (to commit oneself to a cause) 2) (D; tr.) ( to assign ) to commit to (to commit funds to a project) 3) (D; tr.) ( to confine ) to commit to (to commit smb. to a mental hospital; committed to prison) 4) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • commit — com•mit [[t]kəˈmɪt[/t]] v. mit•ted, mit•ting 1) to give in trust or charge; consign 2) to consign for preservation: to commit ideas to writing[/ex] 3) to declare as having a certain opinion or position: The senator would not commit herself on the …   From formal English to slang

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