Definitions for commitkəˈmɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetrate, commit, pull(verb)

    perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

    "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. 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"

  5. invest, put, commit, place(verb)

    make an investment

    "Put money into bonds"

  6. commit, practice(verb)

    engage in or perform

    "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"

Wiktionary

  1. commit(Noun)

    The act of committing (e.g. a database transaction or source code into a source control repository), making it a permanent change.

  2. commit(Verb)

    To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; -- used with to, unto.

  3. commit(Verb)

    To put in charge of a jailor; to imprison.

    These two were committed. -Clarendon

  4. commit(Verb)

    To do; to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault.

    Thou shalt not commit adultery. Exodus xx. 14.

  5. commit(Verb)

    To join a contest; to match; -- followed by with.

  6. commit(Verb)

    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.)

  7. commit(Verb)

    To confound.

    Committing short and long [quantities]. -Milton

  8. commit(Verb)

    To commit an offence; especially, to fornicate.

  9. Origin: From committere, from com + mittere. See mission.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commit(verb)

    to give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; -- used with to, unto

  2. Commit(verb)

    to put in charge of a jailor; to imprison

  3. Commit(verb)

    to do; to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault

  4. Commit(verb)

    to join for a contest; to match; -- followed by with

  5. Commit(verb)

    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

  6. Commit(verb)

    to confound

  7. Commit(verb)

    to sin; esp., to be incontinent

Freebase

  1. Commit

    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.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. commit

    The process of committing one or more air interceptors or surface-to-air missiles for interception against a target track.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'commit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4679

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'commit' in Verbs Frequency: #305


Translations for commit

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • コミットJapanese
  • forplikteNorwegian
  • bindeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • popełniaćPolish
  • comprometer, cometerPortuguese
  • comiteRomanian
  • совершать, обязываться, коммит, связывать себя обязательством, вверять, заключать под стражуRussian

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