Textual thesaurus for "commit"

(verb) give, dedicate, consecrate, devote

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

She committed herself to the work of God; give one's talents to a good cause; consecrate your life to the church

(verb) invest, put, place

make an investment

Put money into bonds

(verb) charge, institutionalise, institutionalize, send

cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

After the second episode, she had to be committed; he was committed to prison

(verb) entrust, intrust, trust, confide

confer a trust upon

The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret; I commit my soul to God

(verb) practice

engage in or perform

practice safe sex; commit a random act of kindness

(verb) pull, perpetrate

perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

perpetrate a crime; pull a bank robbery