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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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In the last two months, Commit Agency has brought on several new clients in the healthcare, hospitality and home building categories: Aetna, G.
Hallam had previously pleaded guilty of two charges of conspiracy to commit arson and Hardy had previously pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to commit arson.
The demonic perspective posits that demons or Satan cause people to commit deviant acts, and it employs the notion of supernatural forces of good and evil battling against one another.
If someone in a position of authority wanted to commit fraud against the company, what would be the easiest way to do it?
Males are significantly more likely (83%) to commit a violent act on school grounds than are females ("Youth Violence," 1999).
While insurance company internal auditors cannot regulate the pressure employees feel, they can help mitigate the opportunity to commit fraud.
Another 62 men and 32 women had lived in institutions for the mentally retarded for much of their lives; they did not commit enough crimes to merit inclusion in the data analysis.
Whether we commit to being part of a meeting or a marriage, if we shrug it off with easy cultural aphorisms, our children learn the message: commitment means maybe.
Many employers prefer to avoid bad publicity and use personnel actions rather than criminal charges against workers who commit crimes on the job.
The data strongly indicate that a distributor will not commit unless it believes the manufacturer is also committed.
In those rare instances when people who commit crimes on Indian reservations are prosecuted and convicted, the criminals tend to serve much shorter sentences than those convicted in Anglo communities.
Commit 2B Fit[R], a school-based program to promote overall childhood wellness, received Honorable Mention in statewide Exemplary Practices in Childhood Obesity in Florida Award, presented by the Florida Initiative for Children's HealthCare Quality (FLICHQ).
Based on MARS-II chipset, COMMIT also developed evaluation platform, data card turnkey solution and completed terminal solution.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE -- If Wendell Tyler's heart was a little tender as he watched his son, Marc, verbally commit to play football for USC in a nationally televised news conference Thursday afternoon at Oaks Christian High, you could understand on a number of counts.
In Britain, a doctor who has helped people commit suicide has dared authorities to charge him (Independent, June 26).