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

Examples of recommit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most just want to put the episode behind them, and maybe recommit to helping Frederick straighten his life out. Joe Sexton, ProPublica, "Journalism That Holds Power to Account," 3 Nov. 2019 That three-year commitment elapsed in 2014, and Thomas was returned to the Central Jail pending a hearing on whether he should be recommitted to Atascadero as a mentally disordered offender, or MDO. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Mistakes, lack of oversight are not always fatal," 23 Sep. 2019 Fourteen of the 24 Democratic candidates have come out in support of the Green New Deal, while 16 have signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge, and all of them seem to support recommitting to the Paris Agreement. Natasha Bach, Fortune, "Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change," 6 June 2019 Behind Coupa’s platform is a team of employees who participate in monthly all-hands meetings to recommit to the company’s values: ensure customer success, focus on results, and strive for excellence. Damanick Dantes, Fortune, "Values Are the Binding Principles of Our Organization, Says This Software CEO," 11 Sep. 2019 Generally, the candidates support recommitting to the Paris climate agreement and carrying out a Green New Deal, at least in some form. Sophie Austin,, "Climate change: Where 2020 Democratic candidates for president stand," 26 July 2019 Ohio State came into the month of June with Lejond Cavazos of IMG Academy (Fla.) as the lone defensive commit since recommitting in April. Stephen Means,, "Ohio State football hasn’t lost a step in recruiting high-level talent under Ryan Day," 29 June 2019 Following a hospitalisation reportedly due to drug use in 2018 after many years sober, Lovato has recommitted to getting healthy, and took some time away from the spotlight to focus on her sobriety. Kaitlin Reilly,, "Demi Lovato Heads To Netflix To Get In Touch With Her Comedy Roots," 22 Aug. 2019 The education policy proposal comes after O’Rourke vowed to recommit himself to addressing racial inequality in minority schools following a Guardian report that found his ancestors were slaveholders. Dallas News, "Here's Beto O'Rourke's plan to eliminate racial inequality in the education system," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of recommit

1606, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Recommit.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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