Definitions for commendkəˈmɛnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to present or mention as worthy of confidence, attention, kindness, etc.; recommend:
to commend one friend to another.
to entrust; deliver with confidence; consign.
to cite with approval or special praise:
to commend a soldier for bravery.
Origin of commend:
1350–1400; ME < L commendāre <com-com - +mandāre; see mandate
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to officially praise
She commended the teachers for their hard work.
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
Translations for commend
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
His ability was commended.
- يَمْتَدِح، يُطْري لِArabic
- elogiarPortuguese (BR)
- alabar, elogiarSpanish
- प्रशंसा करनाHindi
- preporučiti, hvalitiCroatian
- pagirti, geraiįvertintiLithuanian
- ieteikt; cildināt; slavētLatvian
- ستايل: سپارښت كولPashto
- a lăudaRomanian
- övmek, methetmekTurkish
- 稱讚Chinese (Trad.)
- хвалити; рекомендуватиUkrainian
- تعریف کرنا ، ستائش کرناUrdu
- 称赞Chinese (Simp.)
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