Definitions for commendkəˈmɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commend(verb)

    express approval of

  2. commend(verb)

    present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence

    "His paintings commend him to the artistic world"

  3. commend(verb)

    give to in charge

    "I commend my children to you"

  4. commend, recommend(verb)

    express a good opinion of

  5. commend, remember(verb)

    mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship

    "Remember me to your wife"


  1. commend(Verb)

    To congratulate or reward.

  2. commend(Verb)

    To praise or acclaim.

  3. commend(Verb)

    To entrust or commit to the care of someone else

  4. commend(Verb)

    To force in a mental way

  5. Origin: From commendare, from + , from manus + dare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commend(verb)

    to commit, intrust, or give in charge for care or preservation

  2. Commend(verb)

    to recommend as worthy of confidence or regard; to present as worthy of notice or favorable attention

  3. Commend(verb)

    to mention with approbation; to praise; as, to commend a person or an act

  4. Commend(verb)

    to mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and good will

  5. Commend(noun)

    commendation; praise

  6. Commend(noun)

    compliments; greetings

  7. Origin: [L. commendare; com- + mandare to intrust to one's charge, enjoin, command. Cf. Command, Mandate.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Solon:

    Reprove thy friend privately commend him publicly.

  2. Solon:

    Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly.

  3. Thomas Fuller:

    All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.

  4. Alexander Pope:

    Be thou the first true merit to befriend, his praise is lost who stays till all commend.

  5. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen:

    I commend the company for doing so, as I did for its relatively swift disclosure of this breach.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • хваля, препоръчвам, поздравявам, поверявамBulgarian
  • lobenGerman
  • επαινώGreek
  • gratuli, konfidi, laŭdiEsperanto
  • féliciter, recommanderFrench
  • elogiare, raccomandare, lodare, encomiare, affidareItalian
  • recompensar, agradecer, parabenizar, recomendarPortuguese
  • предаватьRussian
  • మెచ్చుకొనుTelugu

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