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RECOMMIT (recommitted, recommitting)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does recommit mean? 

RECOMMIT (verb)
  The verb RECOMMIT has 3 senses:

1. commit once again, as of a crime
2. commit again
3. send back to a committee

  Familiarity information: RECOMMIT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECOMMIT (verb)


Sense 1recommit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Commit once again, as of a crime

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Hypernyms (to "recommit" is one way to...):

commit; perpetrate; pull (perform an act, usually with a negative connotation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2recommit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Commit again

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

It was recommitted into her custody

Hypernyms (to "recommit" is one way to...):

commit; confide; entrust; intrust; trust (confer a trust upon)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 3recommit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Send back to a committee

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

The bill was recommitted three times in the House

Hypernyms (to "recommit" is one way to...):

refer (send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something to somebody


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