US: /kəˈmɪt/
UK: /kəmˈɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

commit /kə'mit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • giao, gửi, giao phó, uỷ nhiệm, uỷ thác
      • to commit to someone's care: giao cho ai trông nom
    • bỏ tù, giam giữ, tống giam
      • to commit somebody to prison: tống giam ai
      • to commit a blunder: phạm sai lầm ngớ ngẩn
    • chuyển (một đạo luật...) cho tiểu ban xét (ở nghị viện)
    • hứa, cam kết
    • làm hại đến, làm liên luỵ; dính vào
      • to commit someone's reputation: làm hại danh dự ai
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đưa (quân) đi đánh
      • to commit troops to a war: đưa quân vào một cuộc chiến tranh
    • to commit to memory
      • (xem) memory
    • to commit to writing
      • ghi chép

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb (-tt-)
1 [VN] ~ a crime, etc. to do sth wrong or illegal: to commit murder / adultery, etc. + Most crimes are committed by young men. + appalling crimes committed against innocent children
2 [VN] ~ suicide to kill yourself deliberately
promise / say definitely
3 ~ sb / yourself (to sth / to doing sth) [often passive] to promise sincerely that you will definitely do sth, keep to an agreement or arrangement, etc: [VN] The President is committed to reforming health care. + Borrowers should think carefully before committing themselves to taking out a loan. + [VN to inf] Both sides committed themselves to settle the dispute peacefully.
4 [VN] ~ yourself (to sth) to give an opinion or make a decision openly so that it is then difficult to change it: You don't have to commit yourself now, just think about it.
be loyal
5 [V] ~ (to sb/sth) to be completely loyal to one person, organization, etc. or give all your time and effort to your work, an activity, etc: Why are so many men scared to commit? (= say they will be loyal to one person).
See also - COMMITTED
money / time
6 [VN] to spend money or time on sth/sb: The council has committed large amounts of money to housing projects.
to hospital / prison
7 [VN] [often passive] ~ sb to sth to order sb to be sent to a hospital, prison, etc: She was committed to a psychiatric hospital.
sb for trial
8 [VN] to send sb for trial in a court of law
sth to memory
9 [VN] to learn sth well enough to remember it exactly: She committed the instructions to memory.
sth to paper / writing
10 [VN] to write sth down

Thesaurus dictionary

1 entrust, consign, transfer, assign, delegate, hand over, deliver, give; allot, pledge, allocate:
They committed the goods to traders with strong distribution facilities.
2 sentence, send (away), confine, shut up, intern, put away, imprison, incarcerate:
The judge committed her to prison. You can be committed for such behaviour.
3 perpetrate, do, perform, carry out:
They committed murder for money.
4 commit oneself. pledge, promise, covenant, agree, assure, swear, give one's word, vow, vouchsafe, engage, undertake, guarantee, bind oneself:
He committed himself to buying the company after seeing the books.

Concise English dictionary

+perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
+give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
+cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
+confer a trust upon
+make an investment