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 committed committed

adj

  • () bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude  ( committed )
    bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude
     committed church members
    committed church members
     a committed Marxist
    a committed Marxist
  • associated in an exclusive sexual relationship  ( attached, committed )
    associated in an exclusive sexual relationship


  •  commit commit

    verb

  • () give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause  ( consecrate, dedicate, give, commit, devote )
    give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
     She committed herself to the work of God
    She committed herself to the work of God
     give one's talents to a good cause
    give one's talents to a good cause
     consecrate your life to the church
    consecrate your life to the church
  • () perform an act, usually with a negative connotation  ( perpetrate, pull, commit )
    perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
     perpetrate a crime
    perpetrate a crime
     pull a bank robbery
    pull a bank robbery
  • () cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution  ( charge, institutionalise, institutionalize, commit, send )
    cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
     After the second episode, she had to be committed
    After the second episode, she had to be committed
     he was committed to prison
    he was committed to prison
  • () make an investment  ( place, commit, put, invest )
    make an investment
     Put money into bonds
    Put money into bonds
  • () confer a trust upon  ( commit, confide, intrust, trust, entrust )
    confer a trust upon
     The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
    The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
     I commit my soul to God
    I commit my soul to God
  • engage in or perform  ( commit, practice )
    engage in or perform
     practice safe sex
    practice safe sex
     commit a random act of kindness
    commit a random act of kindness