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COMMITTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does committed mean? 

COMMITTED (adjective)
  The adjective COMMITTED has 2 senses:

1. bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude
2. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

  Familiarity information: COMMITTED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMMITTED (adjective)


Sense 1committed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude

Context examples:

committed church members / a committed Marxist

Similar:

bound up; wrapped up (deeply devoted to)

pledged; sworn (bound by or as if by an oath)

Antonym:

uncommitted (not bound or pledged)


Sense 2committed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

Synonyms:

committed; attached

Similar:

affianced; bespoken; betrothed; engaged; pledged (pledged to be married)

intended (future; betrothed)

involved (emotionally involved)

Also:

loving (feeling or showing love and affection)


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