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Another word for commit

  1. To be responsible for or guilty of (an error or crime)

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  3. To put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance

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  5. To place officially in confinement

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  7. To be morally bound to do

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Synonym Study

  • Relegate implies assigning to a specific class, sphere, place, etc., esp. one of inferiority, and usually suggests the literal or figurative removal of something undesirable
  • Consign suggests formal action in transferring something to another's possession or control
  • Entrust and confide imply committal based on trust and confidence, with, confide sometimes also suggesting the private nature of what is entrusted
  • Commit , the basic term here, implies the delivery of a person or thing into the charge or keeping of another