Commit oneself to the care of a doctor; commit responsibilities to an assistant.
An example of commit is when you promise your friend you will come to her wedding.
An example of commit is when you murder someone.
An example of commit is when you check a family member into a mental health facility.
We must commit the necessary funds for the project.
Committed the manuscript to the flames.
Felt that he was too young to commit fully to marriage.
We commit his fame to posterity.
Committed to prison.
To commit something to the trash heap.
Committed to the struggle.
To commit oneself on an issue.
Commit not with man's sworn spouse.
Commit a murder.
- To learn by heart; memorize.
- To write down; record.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of commit
- Middle English committen from Latin committere com- com- mittere to send
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition