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1. commit

verb. ['kəˈmɪt'] give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.

Synonyms

  • use
  • give
  • utilize
  • employ
  • rededicate
  • consecrate
  • dedicate
  • utilise
  • apply
  • vow
  • sacrifice

Antonyms

  • passive trust
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • disbelieve

Etymology

  • committere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Commit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • burditt
  • befit
  • admit
  • acquit

How do you pronounce commit?

Pronounce commit as kəˈmɪt.

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Sentences with commit


1. Verb, base form
If safety is really important, you and your team have to commit time and resources to safety management.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Make sure your old engine is truly damaged beyond repair before you commit to buying a new engine.

Quotes about commit


1. All the commandments: You shall not commit adultery, you shall not kill, you shall not steal, you shall not covet, and so on, are summed up in this single command: You must love your neighbor as yourself.
- Jesus Christ

2. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

3. You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

2. commit

verb. ['kəˈmɪt'] perform an act, usually with a negative connotation.

Synonyms

  • pull
  • act
  • recommit
  • perpetrate
  • move

Antonyms

  • stay
  • running
  • bottom out
  • top out

Etymology

  • committere (Latin)

3. commit

verb. ['kəˈmɪt'] cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution.

Synonyms

  • hospitalize
  • send
  • charge
  • transfer
  • institutionalize
  • institutionalise

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • committere (Latin)

4. commit

verb. ['kəˈmɪt'] confer a trust upon.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • reach
  • consign
  • confide
  • commend
  • give
  • pass on
  • charge
  • recommit
  • turn over
  • intrust
  • obligate
  • hand
  • entrust

Antonyms

  • survive
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • decertify

Etymology

  • committere (Latin)

5. commit

verb. ['kəˈmɪt'] make an investment.

Synonyms

  • place
  • shelter
  • invest
  • buy into
  • fund
  • speculate
  • tie up
  • put
  • spend
  • drop
  • roll over
  • expend

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • uncertainty
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • committere (Latin)

6. commit

verb. ['kəˈmɪt'] engage in or perform.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • practice
  • engage

Antonyms

  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing

Etymology

  • committere (Latin)
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