Synonyms and Antonyms of commit
1 to carry through (as a process) to completion accused of committing a felony Synonyms of commit accomplish, achieve, bring off, carry off, carry out, perform, compass, do, execute, follow through (with), fulfill (or fulfil), make, negotiate, perpetrate, prosecute, pull off, put throughWords Related to commit bring about, effect, effectuate, implement; ace, nail; engage (in), practice (also practise); work (at); reduplicate, reenact, repeat; actualize, attain, realize; complete, end, finish, wind upNear Antonyms of commit fail; skimp, slight, slur
2 to obligate by prior agreement we were committed to finishing the project Synonyms of commit pledge, engage, mortgage, trothWords Related to commit affiance, betroth, plight, promise, swear, vow; contract, enlist, enroll (also enrol), sign on, sign up; overcommitNear Antonyms of commit renege
3 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another commit only some power to each official Synonyms of commit commend, give, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust (also intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, turn over, vestWords Related to commit confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms of commit detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms of commit hold, keep, retain
4 to put in or as if in prison committed the rapist to prison Synonyms of commit imprison, confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up)Words Related to commit constrain, limit, restrain, restrict, shut; bar, gate; apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], capture, catch, detain, nab, pick up, pinch, seize; impress, shanghai; hold, impound, keep; bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammelNear Antonyms of commit emancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterAntonyms of commit discharge, free, liberate, release
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