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

Other Words from recommit

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

Examples of recommit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Juneteenth offers us a prime opportunity to recommit ourselves to the work of equity, equality, and justice right here in our own community. Megan Becka, cleveland, 13 June 2022 President Biden's decision to recommit forces there will allow troops to again stay in an open-ended posture against al-Shabab, according to the administration. Luis Martinez, ABC News, 16 May 2022 So the vow renewal was a fresh start, an opportunity to choose one another and recommit themselves to each other once again. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 26 Apr. 2022 People might also take time on Asalha Puja to recommit to their faith and renew their dedication to Buddhism. Jamie Ballard, Woman's Day, 3 June 2022 So, either spare yourself the extra stress and him the unnecessary drama, and move on right now; or have some guts and trust him, get back into that happy space and fully recommit to see where this whole thing goes. Wayne And Wanda, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Apr. 2022 Meaningful refreshes communicate your perception of their value—and can effectively recommit leaders who might otherwise begin considering what’s next. Thanh Nguyen, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 Compass will begin paying agents a higher commission for renting apartments to voucher holders, conduct regular training for agents on voucher programs, and recommit to banning income requirements for voucher holders. Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2022 Business has to commit and recommit to supporting government. Alan Murray, Fortune, 15 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of recommit

1606, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Recommit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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