Commissive meaning

(pragmatics) Making a commitment, such as a promise or threat, by illocutionary means.

"I will kill you if you do that" is a commissive statement.

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By commission; resulting from a positive act.

This error was commissive rather than omissive.

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(pragmatics) A speech act by which a commitment is made, such as a promise or threat.
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