re·​com·​mit | \ ˌrē-kə-ˈmit How to pronounce recommit (audio) \
recommitted; recommitting; recommits

Definition of recommit

transitive verb

1 : to refer (something, such as a bill) back to a committee
2 : to entrust or consign again

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Other Words from recommit

recommitment \ ˌrē-​kə-​ˈmit-​mənt How to pronounce recommitment (audio) \ noun
recommittal \ ˌrē-​kə-​ˈmi-​tᵊl How to pronounce recommittal (audio) \ noun

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Our entire organization is excited to set aside this time to recommit to building an environment of inclusion. Sophia Kunthara,, "Beauty store diversity in spotlight as Sephora closes for training," 4 June 2019 The aim of the conference is to recommit the coalition to that aim and ensure that the departure of U.S. troops does not overly complicate that mission. Matthew Lee, The Seattle Times, "US commander: IS hold in Syria, Iraq on verge of collapse," 5 Feb. 2019 Father’s Day 2018 feels like the perfect day to recommit ourselves to the ultimate family values — keeping families together, and helping those in need. Will Bunch,, "In America's moral civil war, whose side is God on, anyway? | Will Bunch," 17 June 2018 After 1945, Kokoschka recommits himself to portraiture. A.j. Goldmann, WSJ, "‘Oskar Kokoschka—Expressionist, Migrant, European. A Retrospective’ Review: Longevity as Blessing and Curse," 2 Jan. 2019 Motions to adjourn! Motions to recommit! Motions to rise and motions to table. Steve Israel,, "What's the greatest book about politics? Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich and others weigh in.," 12 July 2018 Open wide to serendipitous encounters and secret messages, Sag, and recommit to the adventure of whatever is rising to meet you. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Monthly Lovescopes October 2018," 3 Oct. 2018 Temer urged world leaders to recommit to international cooperation. Matthew Pennington, Fox News, "At UN this year, it's Trump versus the world," 25 Sep. 2018 Temer urged world leaders to recommit to international cooperation. Matthew Pennington, The Seattle Times, "At UN this year, it’s Trump versus the world," 25 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of recommit

1606, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of recommit was in 1606

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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