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Another word for commit

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

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

  3. To place officially in confinement

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  4. To be morally bound to do

      1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
      2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
      3. The condition of something thus given or held:
      1. To compel or constrain by a social, legal, or moral requirement.
      2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
      3. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
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Another word for commit

  1. To perform

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  2. To give in charge

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