committal

noun com·mit·tal \ kə-ˈmi-tᵊl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of committal

Examples of committal in a Sentence

  1. a funeral service, followed by committal in the family plot

  2. She argued against the committal of the defendant to a mental hospital.

Origin and Etymology of committal


COMMITTAL Defined for English Language Learners

committal

noun

Definition of committal for English Language Learners

  • : the act of burying someone's body in a grave

  • law : the act or process of ordering someone to be put in a prison or a mental hospital


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