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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give for safekeeping. Also: To be guilty of.

Usage examples (21)
  • What sort of crime did he commit?
  • If you're going to have a dog, then commit, is what I say.
  • Ok,, To commit is to pledge yourself to a certain purpose or line of conduct.
  • And small bands of extremists may again commit heinous crimes in the name of faith. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She wanted him to "commit" (to pledge oneself) that he would come out to view the "comet" (a starlike object that moves around the sun and, when near it, develops a tail) with her.
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