HyperDic: commitment

English > 5 senses of the word commitment:
NOUNattributecommitment, committednessthe trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose
actcommitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedicationthe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
actcommitmentan engagement by contract involving financial obligation
communicationcommitment, dedicationa message that makes a pledge
actcommitment, committal, consignmentthe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
commitment > pronunciation
Soundskahmih'tmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > commitment: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose.
Example"a man of energy and commitment"
Synonymcommittedness
NarrowerinvestmentThe commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result
Broaderseriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerityThe trait of being serious
English > commitment: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action.
Example"his long commitment to public service"
Synonymsallegiance, loyalty, dedication
Narrowercommunalismloyalty and commitment to the interests of your own minority or ethnic group rather than to society as a whole
consecrationA solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)
devotioncommitment to some purpose
enlistmentThe act of enlisting (as in a military service)
faithloyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person
Broadercooperationjoint operation or action
Spanishcompromiso, entrega
Catalancompromís, entrega
Verbscommitgive entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
English > commitment: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn engagement by contract involving financial obligation.
Example"his business commitments took him to London"
NarrowerincurrenceThe act of incurring (making yourself subject to something undesirable)
Broaderengagement, participation, involvement, involutionThe act of sharing in the activities of a group
Spanishreclusión
Catalanreclusió
Verbscommitmake an investment
English > commitment: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA message that makes a pledge.
Synonymdedication
Narroweraffirmation(religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)
assurance, pledgeA binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
oath, swearingA commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law)
promiseA verbal / verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishcompromiso, dedicación
Catalancompromís
English > commitment: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital).
Synonymscommittal, consignment
BroaderconfinementThe act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
Spanishreclusión
Catalanreclusió
Verbscommitcause to be admitted

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