Definition of "commits" []

  • To hand over, as for safekeeping; charge; entrust (verb)
  • To confine officially or take into custody (verb)
  • To pledge or align (oneself), as to a particular cause, action, or attitude (verb)
  • To order (forces) into action (verb)
  • To perform (a crime, error, etc); do; perpetrate (verb)
  • To surrender, esp for destruction (verb)
  • To refer (a bill, etc) to a committee of a legislature (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commit. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "commits" in a sentence
  • "Just as Quentin commits his worst act of betrayal, Penny appears with astonishing news: he’s been to Fillory and can take them all."
  • "I won't spoil it for you; suffice to say, Anakin commits an evil act in the name of good."
  • "In offering us cowboys who are gay, then, Brokeback Mountain commits heresy, but it is knowing heresy, matter-of-fact heresy."