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commit/kəˈmɪt/verb
commitscommittedcommitting
commit
/kəˈmɪt/
verb
commitscommittedcommitting
Learner's definition of COMMIT  
[+ object]  : to do (something that is illegal or harmful)
[+ object]  : to decide to use (a person, money, etc.) for some particular purpose or use — often + to or for
: to say that (someone or something) will definitely do something : to make (someone or something) obligated to do something
[+ object]
[no object]
: to decide to give your love, support, or effort to someone or something in a serious or permanent way
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object]  : to cause (someone) to be put in a prison or a mental hospital — usually used as (be) committed
[+ object]British, law  : to order (someone) to be tried in a court of law

commit (something) to memory

: to learn (something) so that you remember it perfectly : to memorize (something)

commit (something) to paper/writing

: to write (something) down
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