What does commit mean?

Definitions for commit
kəˈmɪtcom·mit

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

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Commit

    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. committĕrecom, with, mittĕre, to send.]

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

How to pronounce commit?

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How to say commit in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of commit in a Sentence

  1. Wa Lone:

    We did not commit any crimes.

  2. Rush Limbaugh:

    If you commit a crime, you're guilty.

  3. Neil Bush:

    I commit this from my head, not my heart.

  4. Marcus Aurelius:

    You can commit injustice by doing nothing.

  5. travis landry:

    I'd commit suicide if I knew what to write.

Images & Illustrations of commit

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