Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Worthy of commendation; deserving praise; admirable, creditable or meritorious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being commended, approved, or praised; worthy of commendation or praise; laudable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an admirable manner
  • adj. worthy of high praise

Etymologies

From Latin commendabilis, from commendare ("to commend, intrust to"), from com- + mandare ("to commit, intrust, enjoin"), from manus ("hand") + dare ("to put"). (Wiktionary)

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