Commit

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Definition

to commit: to promise, to oblige oneself to; to dedicate, to devote
verb
We are committed to excellent customer service. We promise to give the best service we can.
to commit a crime to break the law, to do something illegal
to commit murder to kill a person
to commit suicide to kill oneself

a commitment: a promise, an obligation
noun
I've made a commitment to this company for the next five years. I have promised to stay with them for five years.

Examples

  • "For your information, we here at Delavigne are committed to making the world's best fragrances and cosmetics."
  • "but now I'm going to tell you exactly who committed the terrible crime of doggy murder!"
  • "For your information, we here at Delavigne are committed to the creation of the world's best and safest fragrances and cosmetics."
  • "Without commitment!"
  • "Our commitment to our customers has always set us apart from our competitors, and it's time to dedicate some serious resources to a full-time staff with their own space."
  • "Though I'm deeply disturbed by your behavior, I am committed to helping you become a less disgusting human being through my life coaching."
  • "Your commitment to daily English lessons has shown me how earnestly you desire to converse in the language of Shakespeare."
  • "Our commitment to our customers has always been what sets us apart from our competitors, and it's time to dedicate some serious resources to a full time staff with their own space."
  • "It's not that I'm scared of committing to Betty, it's just that with my history I'm afraid it might be impossible."
  • "Because, eh, technically you'd be committing fraud!"

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