commit oneself to a course

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  • 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 — verb (committed; committing) Etymology: Middle English committen, from Anglo French committer, from Latin committere to connect, entrust, from com + mittere to send Date: 14th century transitive verb 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commit — (committed, committing) 1 (usu. foll. by to) entrust or consign for: a safe keeping (I commit him to your care). b treatment, usu. destruction (committed the book to the flames). 2 perpetrate, do (esp. a crime, sin, or blunder). 3 pledge,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take the plunge — COMMIT ONESELF, go for it, throw caution to the wind(s), risk it; informal jump in at the deep end, go for broke. → plunge * * * take the plunge To commit oneself definitely after hesitation • • • Main Entry: ↑plunge * * * take the plunge phrase… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choice — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Choice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 choice choice option GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 discretion discretion &c.(volition) 600 Sgm: N 2 preoption preoption Sgm: N 2 alternative alternative Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • choose — I verb act on one s own authority, adopt, appoint, be disposed to, be resolute, be so minded, co opt, commit oneself to a course, cull, decide, deligere, desire, determine, determine upon, discriminate, discriminate between, do of one s own… …   Law dictionary

  • choice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of choosing Nouns 1. choice, option, selection, determination, pick, discretion; preference, predilection, fancy, penchant; choosiness, discrimination; volition, desire; adoption, judgment; triage;… …   English dictionary for students

  • sign up — ► sign up commit oneself to a course, job, etc. Main Entry: ↑sign …   English terms dictionary

  • bridge — bridge1 [brij] n. [ME brigge < OE brycge < IE base * bhrū, log, beam, hence wooden causeway] 1. a structure built over a river, railroad, highway, etc. to provide a way across for vehicles or pedestrians 2. a thing that provides connection …   English World dictionary

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