Definitions of "commit"
  1. The act of entrusting something or someone to the care or custody of another person
  2. The judicial process of sending someone to a penal institution or mental hospital
  3. In legislature, the process of referring a bill to a committee for further scrutiny and recommendations
  4. The intentional action of executing a specific task or duty
  5. The act of pledging oneself to a course of action or to someone
How to use "commit" in a sentence
  1. After the trial, the court decided to commit the defendant to a mental institution due to his erratic behavior.
  2. The representative decided to commit the bill to the committee in charge of environmental regulations.
  3. The tenant had to commit to a year-long lease agreement with the landlord.

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