commit commit  /kə ˈmɪt/


  1. (v) perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
  2. (v) give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
  3. (v) cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
  4. (v) confer a trust upon
  5. (v) make an investment
  6. (v) engage in or perform


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  1. Mayor Barrett to commit grant funds to foreclosure issue

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has announced his plans to commit significant resources from the Community Development Block...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 6 Milwaukee

  2. MountainStar Sports Group to commit $12.1 million toward El Paso ballpark

    A couple of weeks after members of City Council chastised the city manager and project engineers for asking for more money for the Downtown ballpark, MountainStar Sports Group announced they are prepared to commit $12.1 million in additional revenues to fund the ballpark construction. City officials said the new formula will make money for the city. MountainStar Sports Group is the ownership ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC 7 El Paso

  3. 'Spiritual' young people more likely to commit crimes than 'religious' ones, Baylor study finds

    ( Baylor University ) Young adults who deem themselves "spiritual but not religious" are more likely to commit property crimes -- and to a lesser extent, violent ones -- than those who identify themselves as either "religious and spiritual" or "religious but not spiritual," according to Baylor University researchers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "I would ask that each one of us commit to join together to aid those in need as quickly as possible," said Mrs. McCain, whose husband visited an emergency center in Ohio earlier in the day.
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

  2. Republican Senator Charles Grassley said in a radio interview on Monday he would feel better if AIG's top managers were to "take that deep bow and say 'I'm sorry' and then either do one of two things: resign or go commit suicide."
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: Reuters

  3. Commenting on the Enron case, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, one of the Supreme Court judges, said: "Because Skilling's misconduct entailed no bribe or kickback, he did not conspire to commit honest-services fraud under our confined construction of...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Source: BBC News

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /