committal committal  /kə ˈmɪ təl/


  1. (n) the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
  2. (n) the act of committing a crime


  1. FUNERAL NOTICE: Vernon Charles Sikir

    Vernon Charles Sikir BELLE PLAINE – Vernon Charles Sikir, 86, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Belle Plaine Nursing & Rehab following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at First Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine with the Rev. Dean Duncan officiating. Committal services will be at [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Star Press Union

  2. Eleanor Jean Durkee

    Strafford, Vt. — Committal services for Eleanor Jean Durkee, 83, who died January 17, 2013, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at the Strafford Cemetery.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Valley News

  3. Gertrude A. Hodgeman

    Brownsville, Vt. — The committal service for Gertrude A. Hodgeman, 87, a former resident of Brownsville, who passed away Jan. 29, 2013, in Sun City Center, Fla., will be held Thursday, June 20 at 12 noon in the Brownsville Cemetery in West Windsor.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Valley News


  1. "I've been very non-committal because it's none of my business," Nicklaus told reporters on Wednesday following his pro-am round at this week's Honda Classic in Florida. "But playing golf, my guess as a golfer, he's going to probably try to...
    on Mar 3, 2010 By: Jack Nicklaus Source: Washington Post

  2. "I think people would understand that there is ...... very serious charges, there will be many times when this matter will come before the courts before we see a formal committal hearing and beyond that a full trial," Ms Bligh said.
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Anna Bligh Source: The Age

  3. "Went under my stick and off my foot into the net," Turco said. "Not much more to it. It's going to happen. You've got to be committal to that effort to staying low. ...... Just a bad goal at a terrible time of the game for us."
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Marty Turco Source: International Herald Tribune

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