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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]


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

Context examples:

committed church members / a committed Marxist


bound up; wrapped up (deeply devoted to)

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


uncommitted (not bound or pledged)

Sense 2committed [BACK TO TOP]


Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship


committed; attached


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

intended (future; betrothed)

involved (emotionally involved)


loving (feeling or showing love and affection)

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