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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of commit.
- adj. Obligated by a pledge to some course of action.
- adj. showing commitment.
- adj. Associated in an exclusive (but not necessarily permanent) sexual relationship.
- adj. Required by logic to endorse the conclusion of an argument.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of
- adj. Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; also called attached. Opposite of
- adj. Consigned involuntarily to custody, as in a prison or mental institution.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude
- adj. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
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Mike Schneider: I avoid the term committed when working on mass collaborative projects because realistically only a small percent of people follow through on their commitments.
My father wanted him to stay at Ringwood and learn to be what he called a committed member of the landed gentry.
Turkey, which he described as a committed secular and democratic state, "is a vital asset for the EU."
This has also been characteristic of what we call committed literature.
This also has been characteristic of what we call committed literature.
But that’s not the only meaning of the word committed that I am feeling.
In the early 2000s, the website of Lambda Legal featured profiles of gay and lesbian couples, all of whom were identified as long-term couples with respectable jobs, and many of whom were described as committed parents and grandparents.
Cute, but whether a state crime has been committed is contingent on whether the person resides in the United States in violation of federal law.
It was 70 years ago on March 31 when Great Britain committed the fatal blunder that led to World War II: issuing a war guarantee to Poland.
The Saints again committed to building their defense and need a little better luck this year in keeping people healthy.