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Definition of "committal" [com•mit•tal]

  • The act of entrusting: committal of the property to an attorney. (noun)
  • The act or an instance of committing to confinement. (noun)
  • The act of pledging oneself to a particular view or position: articulated her strong committal to world peace. (noun)

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 "committal" in a sentence
  • "Something succinct and non committal is usually good along the lines of Thank you for your communication."
  • "As for his next session, and possible date for a Grapefruit League start, Santana was non-committal, which is how the Mets will handle his schedule for the rest of this month."
  • "Chase has been more honest with Fabio, but "over the past few days," just since Fabio began winning every Immunity Challenge, Sash been more "committal" to him, whatever the hell "committal" means."