verb (used with object), com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting.
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To Koch, “that’s just a great data point that people are committed.”
Of the $454 billion pot allotted from the Treasury Department under the Cares Act, only $195 billion has been specifically committed to cover any losses the Fed might take through its programs, including through loans that companies fail to repay.Treasury Secretary Mnuchin cuts off several Federal Reserve emergency aid programs, sparking unusual rebuke from Fed|Rachel Siegel, Jeff Stein|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
While Metro has committed to having a “zero-emissions” fleet, it has not announced a timetable.Metro board approves budget cuts, buyouts as pandemic dents agency’s budget|Justin George|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
They’re committed to the communities they’ve made and joined — connections that can outweigh concerns about the company.
So last year, we finally committed to a date and visited for a week.Miss Manners: Family visit becomes one big project|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
A new reality series spotlights the extent people will go to impress a crush—from pretending to be deaf to committing theft.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
La Barbie videotaped himself in the act of committing atrocities and mailed the evidence to The Dallas Morning News.
In this other video, 29-year-old Crawford is not committing an atrocity such as might be expected of ISIS.
Keen on enjoying her youth, Reign has little interest in committing right now.Swipe Right For Sex: Mixxxer Is Tinder for the Porn Star Set|Aurora Snow|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eight months later, Rivers considered committing suicide herself.Joan Rivers's Trailblazing, Troubled, and Complicated Role in Late-Night TV|Kevin Fallon|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He learned the series by heart without any suspicion that he was committing it to memory.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
But I cannot imagine myself committing suicide—talk about ugly words!Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
How near to the husband must she be when committing a wrong to render him liable and escape herself.
A husband cannot chastise his wife, but he may use force to restrain her from committing a violent criminal wrong.
The first three days passed without either group committing itself.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey