What does commend mean?

Definitions for commend
kəˈmɛndcom·mend

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word commend.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. commend(Verb)

    To congratulate or reward.

    Etymology: From commendare, from + , from manus + dare.

  2. commend(Verb)

    To praise or acclaim.

    Etymology: From commendare, from + , from manus + dare.

  3. commend(Verb)

    To entrust or commit to the care of someone else

    Etymology: From commendare, from + , from manus + dare.

  4. commend(Verb)

    To force in a mental way

    Etymology: From commendare, from + , from manus + dare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commend(verb)

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

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

  2. Commend(verb)

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

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

  3. Commend(verb)

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

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

  4. Commend(verb)

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

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

  5. Commend(noun)

    commendation; praise

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

  6. Commend(noun)

    compliments; greetings

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Commend

    kom-end′, v.t. to give into the charge of: to recommend as worthy: to praise: to adorn, set off.—n. (Shak.) praise.—adj. Commend′able, worthy of being commended or praised.—n. Commend′ableness.—adv. Commend′ably.—ns. Commend′am, a manner of holding an ecclesiastical benefice till a proper pastor was provided for it—it was provisionally commended to the care of a clerk, and was said to be held in commendam; Commendā′tion, the act of commending: praise: declaration of esteem: esp. the act of commending the dying or dead to the favour and mercy of God; Com′mendātor, one who holds a benefice in commendam.—adj. Commend′atory, commending: containing praise or commendation: presenting to favourable notice or reception.—Commend me to, remember me kindly to: give me by preference. [L. commendārecom, and mandāre, to trust.]

How to pronounce commend?

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How to say commend in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of commend in a Sentence

  1. Eric Schneiderman:

    I commend Gap for taking an important step to make their employees' schedules fairer and more predictable.

  2. Yaacov Behrman:

    Whoever did this must be held accountable for their actions, i commend the local authorities, who have said that they are taking this despicable act seriously.

  3. Rahm Emanuel:

    I want to commend McDonald’s and their independent franchisees for demonstrating what it means to be a good corporate citizen and for investing in Chicago’s next generation, chicago is proud to partner with McDonald’s to ramp up our workforce development efforts and help create more opportunities for young men and women across our great city.

  4. Tim Phillips:

    This was a bipartisan effort made possible by lawmakers like Heidi Heitkamp who put politics aside to work together, while we don't agree with Sen. Heitkamp on everything, particularly Heidi Heitkamp vote against tax relief, we commend her for taking a stand against the leaders of her party to do the right thing.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    Well, we do have a few language points that need to clear up but we have made good progress, I want to commend our staff, the staff of both House, Senate, and the Republicans as well for dealing expeditiously with some of the differences, resolving some, putting some aside for another day. I think we are going to present to our Members something they can comfortably support.

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