the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose
"a man of energy and commitment"
commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication(noun)
the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
"his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
an engagement by contract involving financial obligation
"his business commitments took him to London"
a message that makes a pledge
commitment, committal, consignment(noun)
the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
The act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust, especially:
The act of sending a legislative bill to committee for review
Official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution
Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:
Assuming a financial obligation at a future date
Being bound emotionally/intellectually to a course of action or to another person/other persons.
Perpetration, in a negative manner, as in a crime or mistake.
State of being pledged or engaged.
The trait of sincerity and focused purpose.
The act of being locked away, such as in an institution for the mentally ill or jail.
the act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison
a warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; -- more frequently termed a mittimus
the act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill
a doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission
the act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged
"Commitment" is the title of a song written by Tony Colton, Tony Marty and Bobby Wood, and recorded by American country music artist LeAnn Rimes. It was released in April 1998 as the lead single from her album Sittin' on Top of the World. The song placed at #4 on the US country charts, #38 in the UK. It was later featured on Rimes' Greatest Hits and its international version, The Best of LeAnn Rimes.
To agree to a specific action, task or goal.
The commitment was there, they both knew they would achieve it easily and get married well before they had planned.Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020
To agree to do a specific role, job description, task, contract or project for a specific purpose or unit of time.
The commitment to our future spouse is for life.Submitted by MaryC on July 30, 2020
To trust to do or complete.
The commitment is simple, to continue to the moment all feel the freedom in our souls.Submitted by MaryC on July 30, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'commitment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1844
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'commitment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2185
Rank popularity for the word 'commitment' in Nouns Frequency: #670
The numerical value of commitment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of commitment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of commitment in a Sentence
Today's decision will test and potentially reverse the gains in fairness, efficiency and transparency that have been made to our markets over the last decade, we must be vigilant to identify unintended consequences, and firm in our commitment to equitable and consistent treatment for all investors.
He was treated very badly but, despite this, was completely exonerated on all major charges. I then restored Eddies rank. Likewise, large cost overruns from past administrations contracting procedures were not addressed to my satisfaction, therefore, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencers services have been terminated by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. I thank Richard for his service and commitment. Eddie will retire peacefully with all of the honors that he has earned, including his Trident pin.
This (U.S.) administration is really trying to destroy the Palestinian moderate camp. They want to throw us into chaos and anarchy, the road to peace is clear - commitment to the two-state solution, a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital. This is the road to any negotiations or any meetings.
It's our goal to have a process that No. 1 determines the threat to our homeland and No. 2, this will be expansively looked at, what is the President's strategy, especially in Syria, there's a lot of skepticism about the administration's commitment to dealing with ISIS or Daesh or ISIL or whatever you want to call them. That creates a lot of concern.
Dos Santos' departure from power has been the talk of the town in Luanda for 15 years. He has always hinted that he wanted to leave but this is the most specific commitment he has ever made, the fact that he put a date to it is a powerful marker and would come back to haunt him if he were to renege on it.
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Translations for commitment
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- обвързаност, извършване, обещание, обвързване, ангажиментBulgarian
- Hingabe, Verbindlichkeit, Einsatz, Engagement, Einweisung, Einstandspflicht, Bindung, ObligoGerman
- compromiso, promesa, acuerdoSpanish
- lähettäminen, sitouttaminen, tuomio, velvoittaminen, syyllisyys, vankilatuomio, syyllistyminen, sulkeminen, sitoutuneisuus, sitoutuminen, sitoumus, vangitseminenFinnish
- impegno, promessa, dedizione, serietàItalian
- engagement, verplichting, verbintenisDutch
- forpliktingNorwegian Nynorsk
- tvangsinnlegging, forplikting, overlating, engasjement, forpliktelse, overlatelse, tvangsinnleggelseNorwegian
- приверженность, вручение, обязательство, совершение, заключениеRussian
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