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commit 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kəˈmit/,
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committing, present participle; committed, past participle; committed, past tense; commits, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Carry out or perpetrate (a mistake, crime, or immoral act)
    • - he committed an uncharacteristic error
  2. Pledge or bind (a person or an organization) to a certain course or policy
    • - they were reluctant to commit themselves to an opinion
    • - the treaty commits each party to defend the other
    • - try it out before you commit to a purchase
  3. Pledge or set aside (resources) for future use
    • - manufacturers will have to commit substantial funds to developing new engines
  4. Be in a long-term emotional relationship with (someone)

  5. Be dedicated to (something)
    • - we must be committed to peace
  6. Send, entrust, or consign, in particular

  7. Consign (someone) officially to prison, esp. on remand
    • - he was committed to prison for contempt of court
  8. Send (a person or case) for trial

  9. Send (someone) to be confined in a psychiatric hospital
    • - he had been committed for treatment
  10. Transfer something to (a state or place)
    • - he composed a letter but didn't commit it to paper
    • - she committed each tiny feature to memory
    • - committed to the flames
  11. Refer (a legislative bill) to a committee


  1. perpetrate: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
  2. give: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
  3. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
  4. entrust: confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
  5. invest: make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
  6. engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"
  7. In the context of computer science and data management, commit refers to the idea of making a set of tentative changes permanent. A popular usage is at the end of a transaction. A commit is the act of committing.
  8. Commit Lozenge is a Nicotine Replacement Therapy produced by COPD International and manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. Like its sibling products, Nicorette and the Nicoderm patch, the active ingredient is nicotine polacrilex. The Commit Lozenge comes in two strengths: 2mg and 4mg.
  9. The motion to commit (or refer), in parliamentary procedure, is used to refer another motion—usually a main motion -- to a committee.
  10. (Committed (2005 television series)) Committed is a television sitcom that aired on NBC as a midseason replacement from January 4 to March 15, 2005. ...
  11. (Committed (comic strip)) Committed was an American comic strip written and drawn by Michael Fry. It ran from 1994 to 2006 and was syndicated by United Feature Syndicate. The strip was a family-oriented strip, focusing on a suburban family composed of two young children and their parents. ...
  12. (Committed (movie)) Committed is a 2000 Miramax film directed and written by Lisa Krueger.
  13. The act of committing (e.g. a database transaction or source code into a source control repository), making it a permanent change; To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; -- used with to, unto; To put in charge of a jailor; to imprison; To do; to perpetrate, as ...
  14. (Committed) (P) - A desire to atone for mistakes they have made lets them move again.
  15. (Committed) This is a column found under the invetory>levels page. This column will show you what peices of equipment are attached onto a customer's invoice but the job has not been completed yet. ...
  16. (committed (for full details, see «mapped»)) A range of «virtual addresses» is said to be mapped (committed on Windows®) if there is «physical memory^(2)» associated with the range.
  17. (committed) Page:  Chapter 3 Pg. 28
  18. (committed) to make an emotional investment in a relationship.
  19. (Committing) When a cow is obviously cut from the herd, the horse must commit to working that cow.
  20. (Committing) updated contents to durable storage
  21. The act of sending a person to jail, pursuant to a court order.
  22. To send a person to prison, asylum, or reformatory by a court order.
  23. The operation that ends a unit of work to make permanent the changes it has made to resources (transaction or data).
  24. The allocation of advertising dollars to a particular publisher or group of publishers by an agency trading desk (ATD) or advertiser. Typically, the commitment is defined by a specified duration, audience, action or inventory slice.
  25. To save your working copy of the file into the repository. Referred to as Check-in in some version control systems.