have much to commend it

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of have much to commend it

formal
: to be a good thing in many ways
  • Their theory has much to commend it.

Word by Word Definitions

much play
  1. : great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree

  2. : great in importance or significance

  3. : many in number

  1. : to a great degree or extent : considerably

  2. : very

  3. : frequently, often

  1. : a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree

  2. : something considerable or impressive

commend play
  1. : to entrust for care or preservation

  2. : to recommend as worthy of confidence or notice

  3. : to mention with approbation : praise


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