verb (used with object)
Origin of commend
SYNONYMS FOR commend
Can be confusedcommendable commendatory
Examples from the Web for commend
Still, there is plenty to commend about Cotton, and he is a formidable candidate.
Sadly, their families are typically the only ones left to commend, since most of the awardees are dead.
I commend her for standing by her friend and going on record as a character witness.
The want Dr. St. James to remain in the classroom, and commend Millikin for standing by him.My Professor, the Killer: Why Dr. James St. James Should Stay|Joelle Charbonneau|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I commend him for doing so, and for the immense amount of good he has done in that role.
(a) I commend, then, to your attention the importance of reverence and humility in prayer.Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
Ha, for a divine and princely habitation, commend me to the cows' floor.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
This Ypres salient had only one thing of military value to commend it.The Red Watch|J. A. Currie
Commend a fool for his wit and a knave for his honesty, and they will receive you into their bosoms.Many Thoughts of Many Minds|Various
It affords you always so much pleasure to praise and commend; well, sir, praise and commend what we are doing.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach