Synonyms of commitment
1 dedicationDictionary • a commitment to the ideals of Bolshevism
dedication • To be successful takes hard work and dedication.
loyalty • I have sworn an oath of loyalty to the monarchy.
devotion • devotion to the cause
2 responsibilityDictionary • I've got too many commitments to take on anything more right now.
responsibility • This helps employees balance work and family responsibilities.
tie • She had family ties in France.
duty • My duty is to look after the animals.
obligation • I have an ethical and moral obligation to my client.
liability • They admit liability, but dispute the amount of his claim.
engagement • He had an engagement at a restaurant in Greek Street at eight.
3 pledgeDictionary • We made a commitment to keep working together.
pledge • a pledge to step up cooperation between the states
promise • If you make a promise, you should keep it.
guarantee • We can give no guarantee that their demands will be met.
undertaking • British Coal gave an undertaking that it was maintaining the pits.
vow • Most people still take their marriage vows seriously.
assurance • an assurance that other forces will not move into the territory
word • He simply cannot be trusted to keep his word.
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One might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb
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assuranceIf you give someone an assurance that something is true or will happen, you say that it is definitely true or will definitely happen, in order to make them feel less worried.
• an assurance that other forces will not move into the territory
word of honour
word of honour
dedicationIf you say that someone has dedicated themselves to something, you approve of the fact that they have decided to give a lot of time and effort to it because they think that it is important. (noun)
• To be successful takes hard work and dedication.
devotionDevotion is commitment to a particular activity.
• devotion to the cause
Thesaurus for commitment from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act of committing or pledging