- an agreement to buy or sell securities.
- a sale or purchase of securities.
OTHER WORDS FROM commitmentnon·com·mit·ment, nounpre·com·mit·ment, adjectiveself-com·mit·ment, noun
How to use commitment in a sentence
I envy my refusenik friends their steadfast commitments to stay in, and contentment in doing so.
Their pronouncements suggest that they hold those commitments in contempt.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
North Korea must show it is serious and prepared to abide by its commitments, particularly concerning denuclearization.To Free American Prisoners, America’s Top Spy Goes to North Korea|Shane Harris|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But officials gave the delegation no specific commitments and made no concrete promises of increased U.S. assistance.Yazidis Face Genocide by ISIS After U.S. Turns Away|Josh Rogin|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So far, in both online and physical cards, they say they have collected 1,199,169 total commitments.
Then, to show the inefficiency of the law, he proceeds to state, that the commitments for trial were only 29 per cent.Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray
What view will the coming Labour governments of Britain take of our Imperial commitments?The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle
It would compel corn beef commitments beyond the point of comfort.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
Commitments to ship over 300,000 tons of the ore were written into trade agreements with Western European countries.East-West Trade Trends|Harold E. Stassen
Resolutions or commitments of this sort accomplish little good.Socialism As It Is|William English Walling