HyperDic: commend

English > 5 senses of the word commend:
VERBcommunicationcommendexpress approval of
creationcommendpresent as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
communicationcommendgive to in charge
communicationcommend, recommendexpress a good opinion of
communicationcommend, remembermention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
commend > pronunciation
Soundskahmeh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > commend: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress approval of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue commend the movie
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishelogiar
Catalanelogiar, encomanar, recomanar
Nounscommendationan official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
commendationa message expressing a favorable opinion
English > commend: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningPresent as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"His paintings commend him to the artistic world"
Broaderportray, presentrepresent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
Spanishencomendar, recomendar
Nounscommendationa message expressing a favorable opinion
English > commend: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningGive to in charge.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"I commend my children to you"
Broaderentrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitconfer a trust upon
Spanishencomendar
English > commend: 5 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningExpress a good opinion of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey commend moving
Synonymrecommend
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishelogiar, recomendar
Catalanelogiar, encomanar, recomanar
Nounscommendationa message expressing a favorable opinion
English > commend: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningmention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymremember
Broadermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Spanishdar recuerdos, encomendar

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