committing committing  /kə ˈmɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  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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Usage(s):

  1. Hitler lived his final months in a Berlin bunker, committing suicide on April 29, 1945.
  2. Drafting teenagers and committing them to combat within only a year of enlistment will create an Army of amateurs.
  3. Many advocates and academics argue that juveniles are not being given enough of a chance to turn their lives around after committing minor offenses.

News

  1. Couple Charged With Bank Fraud In Short Sale

    A Henderson couple was charged in federal court Wednesday for committing bank fraud against Wells Fargo Bank, according to the U.S. attorney's office. Cynthia Hosbrook, 41, a current licensed real estate agent, and Robert Hosbrook, 51, a former licensed
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. Abilene man, 20, arrested after allegedly committing two robberies in same day

    A 20-year-old Abilene man was arrested Monday for allegedly committing two robberies on the same day.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTXS Abilene

  3. Rivers not yet committing to remain Celtics' coach

    Rivers not yet committing to remain Celtics' coach
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. In the military courts, "Private Gray was convicted of committing brutal crimes, including two murders, an attempted murder and three rapes. The victims included a civilian and two members of the Army," Perino said. "The president's thoughts...
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: USA Today

  2. Speaking from Afghanistan, Kerry said, "I don't see how President Obama can make a decision about the committing of our additional forces, or even the further fulfillment of our mission that's here today, without an adequate government in place."
    on Oct 19, 2009 By: John Kerry Source: Creative Loafing Tampa

  3. "I spoke with Martin on the phone earlier this week and as he didn't consider me to be an integral part of his immediate team moving forward I have decided that I would be better served committing myself entirely to my club," Lewsey said on the...
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Josh Lewsey Source: Reuters UK

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