perpetrate, commit, pull(verb)
perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
"perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote(verb)
give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
"She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge(verb)
cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
"After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit(verb)
confer a trust upon
"The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
invest, put, commit, place(verb)
make an investment
"Put money into bonds"
engage in or perform
"practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"
The act of committing (e.g. a database transaction or source code into a source control repository), making it a permanent change.
To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; -- used with to, unto.
To put in charge of a jailor; to imprison.
These two were committed. -Clarendon
To do; to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault.
Thou shalt not commit adultery. Exodus xx. 14.
To join a contest; to match; -- followed by with.
To pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger by some decisive act or preliminary step; for example to commit oneself to a certain action, to commit oneself to doing something. (Traditionally used only reflexively but now also without oneself etc.)
Committing short and long [quantities]. -Milton
To commit an offence; especially, to fornicate.
Origin: From committere, from com + mittere. See mission.
to give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; -- used with to, unto
to put in charge of a jailor; to imprison
to do; to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault
to join for a contest; to match; -- followed by with
to pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger by some decisive act or preliminary step; -- often used reflexively; as, to commit one's self to a certain course
to sin; esp., to be incontinent
In computer science and data management, a commit is the making of a set of tentative changes permanent. A popular usage is at the end of a transaction. A commit is an act of committing.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kom-it′, v.t. to give in charge or trust: to consign: to do: to endanger: to involve: to pledge:—pr.p. commit′ting; pa.p. commit′ted.—ns. Commit′ment, act of committing: an order for sending to prison: imprisonment; Commit′tal, commitment: a pledge, actual or implied; Commit′tee, a portion, generally consisting of not less than three members, selected from a more numerous body, to whom some special act to be performed, or investigation to be made, is committed; Commit′teeship.—Commit one's self, to compromise one's self: to pledge one's self wittingly or unwittingly to a certain course; Commit to memory, to learn by heart. [L. committĕre—com, with, mittĕre, to send.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The process of committing one or more air interceptors or surface-to-air missiles for interception against a target track.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'commit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4679
Rank popularity for the word 'commit' in Verbs Frequency: #305
The numerical value of commit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of commit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
All the passions make us commit faults love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell you see, I have friends in both places.
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
I think you need to draw a distinction between illegal immigrants who commit crimes and other immigrants who don't commit crimes.
To be a saint is the exception to be upright is the rule. Err, falter, sin, but be upright. To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. Sin is a gravitation.
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- извършвам, обвързвам сеBulgarian
- spáchat, zapsatCzech
- begehen, CommitGerman
- cometer, encomendarSpanish
- سپردن, زندانی کردن, دربند کردن, مرتکب شدن, بد انجامیدنPersian
- lähteä, uskoa, tehdä, liittyä, luovuttaa, ilmoittautua, vangita, vaarantaaFinnish
- commit, commettre, confier, engager, remettre, consignerFrench
- rábíz, elkövetHungarian
- affidare, commettereItalian
- bindeNorwegian Nynorsk
- comprometer, cometerPortuguese
- совершать, обязываться, коммит, связывать себя обязательством, вверять, заключать под стражуRussian
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