Definition of 'commend'

See related content

Synonyms of "commend"
Synonyms of "commend"
French Translation of "commend"
French Translation of "commend"
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : cloudscape
Word of the day : cloudscape
Spanish Translation of "commend"
Spanish Translation of "commend"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'commend'

Example sentences containing 'commend'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
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. Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien 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)

Trends of 'commend'

Used Occasionally. commend is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage over:

Translations for 'commend'

British English: commend VERB
If you commend someone or something, you praise them formally.
I commended her for that action.


Definition of commend from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access