recommit

[ ree-kuh-mit ]
/ ˌri kəˈmɪt /
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verb (used with object), re·com·mit·ted, re·com·mit·ting.

to commit again.
to refer again to a committee.

Nearby words

  1. recommendation,
  2. recommendatory,
  3. recommended daily allowance,
  4. recommended dietary allowance,
  5. recommission,
  6. recompense,
  7. recompose,
  8. recomposition,
  9. recompression chamber,
  10. recon

Origin of recommit

First recorded in 1615–25; re- + commit

Related formsre·com·mit·ment, re·com·mit·tal, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for recommitment

recommit

/ (ˌriːkəˈmɪt) /

verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted (tr)

to send (a bill) back to a committee for further consideration
to commit again
Derived Formsrecommitment or recommittal, noun

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Word Origin and History for recommitment

recommit

v.

1620s, from re- "again" + commit (v.). Related: Recommitted; recommitting.

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