Definitions for commendkəˈmɛnd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word commend
express approval of
present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
"His paintings commend him to the artistic world"
give to in charge
"I commend my children to you"
express a good opinion of
mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
"Remember me to your wife"
To congratulate or reward.
To praise or acclaim.
To entrust or commit to the care of someone else
To force in a mental way
Origin: From commendare, from + , from manus + dare.
to commit, intrust, or give in charge for care or preservation
to recommend as worthy of confidence or regard; to present as worthy of notice or favorable attention
to mention with approbation; to praise; as, to commend a person or an act
to mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and good will
Origin: [L. commendare; com- + mandare to intrust to one's charge, enjoin, command. Cf. Command, Mandate.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Reprove thy friend privately commend him publicly.
Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly.
All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
Be thou the first true merit to befriend, his praise is lost who stays till all commend.
I commend the company for doing so, as I did for its relatively swift disclosure of this breach.
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