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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)

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.

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."