- to commit again.
- to refer again to a committee.
Origin of recommit
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Examples from the Web for recommitment
What, exactly, would Mitt Romney's recommitment constitute?Daylight And The Peace Process
October 9, 2012
The question for a recommitment was then agreed to, 30 to 22.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)
Thomas Hart Benton
New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland alone voted for the recommitment.
The significance of the message was merely his recommitment to the policy he was applying in practice.The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction
Charles Ernest Chadsey
Mr. Potter was in favor of a recommitment, but for other reasons than those assigned by the mover.
The motion for recommitment was carried by a large majority, and the bill made the order of the day for Monday.
- to send (a bill) back to a committee for further consideration
- to commit again
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Word Origin and History for recommitment
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