Definition of "commend" []

  • To represent as worthy, qualified, or desirable; recommend. (verb-transitive)
  • To express approval of; praise. See Synonyms at praise. (verb-transitive)
  • To commit to the care of another; entrust. (verb-transitive)
  • To present or represent as being worthy of regard, confidence, kindness, etc; recommend (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To give in charge; entrust (verb)
  • To express a good opinion of; praise (verb)
  • To give the regards of (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "commend" in a sentence
  • "Actually, what I really want to commend is the book."
  • "Pilotshark, I again commend you on your compassionate approach to teh trolls — offering them help to overcome their affliction, rather than simple derision."
  • "Whether we may herein commend his prudence I know not; the event does not commend it, for it did not prove at all to his comfort."