Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In law, authorized to commit to prison.

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  • verb Present participle of commit.

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Examples

  • Ensuring that the American public understands the difficulty of the impending conflict and is firmly behind the effort should be an essential element in committing forces to the 10 or more years that modern counterinsurgencies require for success.

    David Isenberg: Sergio Leone on PMC

  • Ensuring that the American public understands the difficulty of the impending conflict and is firmly behind the effort should be an essential element in committing forces to the 10 or more years that modern counterinsurgencies require for success.

    David Isenberg: Sergio Leone on PMC

  • (Reading) All advised that during the month of July 1972, that the subject has fallen out of favor of activists Jerry Rubin, Stewart Albert and Rennie Davis, due to subject's lack of interest in committing himself to involvement in anti-war and new left activities.

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

  • Ensuring that the American public understands the difficulty of the impending conflict and is firmly behind the effort should be an essential element in committing forces to the 10 or more years that modern counterinsurgencies require for success.

    David Isenberg: Sergio Leone on PMC

  • (Reading) All advised that during the month of July 1972, that the subject has fallen out of favor of activists Jerry Rubin, Stewart Albert and Rennie Davis, due to subject's lack of interest in committing himself to involvement in anti-war and new left activities.

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

  • (Reading) All advised that during the month of July 1972, that the subject has fallen out of favor of activists Jerry Rubin, Stewart Albert and Rennie Davis, due to subject's lack of interest in committing himself to involvement in anti-war and new left activities.

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

  • By the end of Book 2, Thomas allies himself firmly with the humans, although he is still emotionally a child and more interested in committing suicide than helping anyone.

    Writing question: Character arc

  • A far better way to look at it is that a crime (such as aiding another in committing a crime) conducted entirely through speech is not immune from prosecution simply because speech was the tool used.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Indictment for Chat Room Posts Urging Particular People to Commit Suicide

  • By the end of Book 2, Thomas allies himself firmly with the humans, although he is still emotionally a child and more interested in committing suicide than helping anyone.

    Writing question: Character arc

  • (Reading) All advised that during the month of July 1972, that the subject has fallen out of favor of activists Jerry Rubin, Stewart Albert and Rennie Davis, due to subject's lack of interest in committing himself to involvement in anti-war and new left activities.

    Uncovering The 'Truth' Behind Lennon's FBI Files

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