Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To commit again.
  • transitive verb To refer (proposed legislation, for example) to a committee again.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To commit again; as, to recommit persons to prison.
  • To refer again as to a committee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To commit again; to give back into keeping; specifically, to refer again to a committee.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb commit again

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

  • verb commit again
  • verb commit once again, as of a crime
  • verb send back to a committee

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I believe it was Stupak who said this, although I wasn’t paying enough attention: “As the author of the Stupak Amendment, this motion [to recommit] is nothing more than an effort to deny millions of Americans healthcare.”

    Health Care! « Gerry Canavan

  • And just before that, he offered a motion to recommit, which is a very rare motion.

    House Rules: A Freshman Congressman's Initiation to the Backslapping, Backpedaling, and Backstabbing Ways of Washington

  • Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Articles related to President Obama urges Democrats to impose a tax on expensive private health insurance

  • Stupak decided to support the Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Stupak decided to support the Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Articles related to President Obama urges Democrats to impose a tax on expensive private health insurance

  • Stupak decided to support the Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Articles related to President Obama urges Democrats to impose a tax on expensive private health insurance

  • Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Stupak decided to support the Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Stupak decided to support the Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Senate bill after President Obama said he would sign an executive order that would make sure the health care reform law would be consistent with current restrictions on federal funding for abortions. 10: 55 pm: Republicans have offered a motion to recommit, which is their last chance to kill the bill.

    WN.com - Articles related to President Obama urges Democrats to impose a tax on expensive private health insurance

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