Definition of 'commend'
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Two entrants were also highly commended by the judges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The remuneration committee has said that the management team should be highly commended for the progress made. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hotel were also highly commended service and value for money. The Sun (2010)She was the first sniffer dog to be killed in the conflict and was commended for bravery. The Sun (2010)He was also commended by the judge at their trial. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is just so much to commend this book. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People who tried to rescue four police officers trapped inside their burning patrol car were commended for their bravery yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This week's poem is from the book of shortlisted and highly commended poems. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I commend it also for nearly making it work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At both inquests the coroner commended the actions of staff who had tried to save the young men's lives. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)I can't commend the players highly enough. The Sun (2009)I actually got highly commended! Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'commend'
British English: commend VERB
If you commend someone or something, you praise them formally.
I commended her for that action.
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