1. perpetrate, commit, pull, act, move

usage: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"

2. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ

usage: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"

3. commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge, transfer

usage: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"

4. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit, pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give

usage: confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"

5. invest, put, commit, place, spend, expend, drop

usage: make an investment; "Put money into bonds"

6. commit, practice, prosecute, engage, pursue

usage: engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"


1. committed (vs. uncommitted), bound up, wrapped up, pledged, sworn

usage: bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude; "committed church members"; "a committed Marxist"

2. attached (vs. unattached), committed, bespoken, betrothed, intended, involved, loving

usage: associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

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