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Synonyms for commit

put in custody

commit yourself to something


  • pledge to
  • promise to
  • bind yourself to
  • make yourself liable for
  • obligate yourself to

Synonyms for commit

to be responsible for or guilty of (an error or crime)

to put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance

to place officially in confinement

to be morally bound to do

Synonyms for commit

perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

engage in or perform


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The above cases illustrate that if a non-Indian commits a crime against an Indian on a reservation then the federal government has jurisdiction.
The aging of the population coupled with the fact that an increasing number of women commit frauds led criminologist Georgette Bennett to observe that white-collar crimes will increase as the proportion of older people in the population grows.
A crime is legally impossible to commit if the planned conduct of the conspirators is not a crime.
Individuals who commit crimes live in every neighborhood and every city.
Rather, they impose additional or enhanced sentences on defendants convicted of committing or attempting to commit other substantive crimes while wearing body armor.
However, because anger retaliatory rapists often commit multiple offenses, investigators should take care not to limit the suspect to a single confession if he has, indeed, committed other crimes.
The questions that the officer or informant asks a defendant during recorded conversations(2) can reveal the truth about a defendant' s intent to commit the crime that was the objective of the conspiracy.
Additionally, both groups have been known to commit home invasions while they negotiate or perform residential improvement jobs, or as a predetermined sole objective.
When computers are used to commit a crime, officers need to detail how the suspect committed the crime, primarily because the process involves unfamiliar technology.
may not originate a criminal design, implant in an innocent person's mind the disposition to commit a criminal act, and then induce commission of the crime so that the Government may prosecute.