Synonyms for commit

Synonyms for (verb) commit

Synonyms: give, dedicate, consecrate, devote, commit

Definition: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

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

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply

Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer


Synonyms: commit, invest, put, place

Definition: make an investment

Usage: Put money into bonds

Similar words: spend, expend, drop

Definition: pay out

Usage: spend money


Synonyms: charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize, send

Definition: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

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

Similar words: transfer

Definition: move from one place to another

Usage: transfer the data; transmit the news; transfer the patient to another hospital


Synonyms: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit

Definition: confer a trust upon

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

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over

Definition: place into the hands or custody of

Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers


Synonyms: commit, practice

Definition: engage in or perform

Usage: practice safe sex; commit a random act of kindness

Similar words: prosecute, pursue, engage

Definition: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in

Usage: She pursued many activities; They engaged in a discussion


Synonyms: pull, commit, perpetrate

Definition: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

Usage: perpetrate a crime; pull a bank robbery

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel