HyperDic: committal

English > 2 senses of the word committal:
NOUNactcommittal, commitment, consignmentthe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
actcommittal, perpetration, commissionthe act of committing a crime
committal > pronunciation
Soundskahmih'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > committal: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital).
Synonymscommitment, consignment
BroaderconfinementThe act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
Spanishreclusión
Catalanreclusió
Verbscommitcause to be admitted
English > committal: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of committing a crime.
Synonymsperpetration, commission
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Spanishcomisión, consumación, perpetración
Catalancomissió, consumació, perpetració
Verbscommitperform an act, usually with a negative connotation

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