• Commit Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; -- used with to, unto.
  2. (v. t.) To confound.
  3. (v. i.) To sin; esp., to be incontinent.
  4. (v. t.) To put in charge of a jailor; to imprison.
  5. (v. t.) To join for a contest; to match; -- followed by with.
  6. (v. t.) To pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger by some decisive act or preliminary step; -- often used reflexively; as, to commit ones self to a certain course.
  7. (v. t.) To do; to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault.

Charge, Confide, Consecrate, Dedicate, Devote, Entrust, Give, Intrust, Invest, Perpetrate, Place, Pull, Put, Send, Trust,

• Commitment Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill.
  2. (n.) The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison.
  3. (n.) A doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission.
  4. (n.) A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; -- more frequently termed a mittimus.
  5. (n.) The act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged.

Allegiance, Committal, Consignment, Dedication, Loyalty,