Definition of 'commit'
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Example sentences containing 'commit'
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In many cases police reported that they were attempting to stop distressed people committing suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our government is committed to that view. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)The extremists are in prison because they have committed a serious crime and are considered a danger. The Sun (2015)Four men were arrested and committed for trial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)MPs are committed to openness about what expenditure has been incurred and for what purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)People are committing crimes because they know they can get away with it. The Sun (2006)All three defendants were remanded in custody and committed to stand trial at crown court. The Sun (2006)Is she about to commit suicide? The Sun (2009)Airlines have called on the Government to commit to no further increases in the duty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They did not commit a heinous crime, merely poor judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Three men were denied bail yesterday and committed to trial next week on charges of insulting Buddhism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What have you been able to discover about this committed 10 percent? Christianity Today (2000)There are 1,900 people who have committed unspeakable crimes. The Sun (2013)The inquest is trying to establish whether Moat intended to commit suicide or if he pulled the trigger involuntarily. The Sun (2011)Although various governments have now committed to cutting deficits, it may not be easy to implement the cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their abandoned garments were found the next morning by a lifeboat crew, who feared that they had committed suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Beijing is eager to use the trial to commit to history a husband-and-wife duo who once appeared destined for the party summit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'commit'
British English: commit /kəˈmɪt/ VERB
If someone commits a crime or a sin, they do something illegal or bad.
They know who committed the murder.
- American English: commit
- Arabic: يَرْتَكِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perpretar
- Chinese: 犯（罪）
- Croatian: počiniti
- Czech: spáchat
- Danish: begå
- Dutch: begaan
- European Spanish: cometer
- Finnish: tehdä rikos tai virhe
- French: commettre
- German: begehen Verbrechen
- Greek: διαπράττω
- Italian: commettere
- Japanese: 犯す
- Korean: 저지르다
- Norwegian: begå
- Polish: popełnić
- European Portuguese: comprometer-se
- Romanian: a comite
- Russian: совершать
- Spanish: cometer
- Swedish: begå
- Thai: ให้คำมั่นสัญญา
- Turkish: işlemek
- Ukrainian: вчиняти
- Vietnamese: phạm phải
Definition of commit from the Collins English Dictionary
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