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also: p prés etc -tt-
British English: /kəˈmɪt/
American English: /kəˈmɪt/

Translation of commit in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (perpetrate)
    (crime, offence, sin, sacrilege, error)
    to commit adultery
    commettre un adultère
    to commit perjury
    se parjurer
  • 2 (engage, promise)
    (person) to do à faire
    this doesn't commit you to anything
    cela ne vous engage à rien
  • 3 (assign)
    (money, time) to à
    all our funds are already committed
    tous nos fonds sont déjà attribués
  • 4 (Law)to commit somebody for trial
    mettre quelqu'un en accusation
    to commit somebody to a court for trial
    renvoyer quelqu'un devant un tribunal
    to commit somebody to jail/to a psychiatric hospital
    faire incarcérer/interner quelqu'un
    to have somebody committed
    faire interner quelqu'un
  • 5 (consign) [formal]
    to à to somebody's care à la garde de quelqu'un
    to commit something to the flames
    livrer quelque chose aux flammes
    to commit something to paper
    consigner quelque chose
    to commit something to memory
    mémoriser quelque chose
    to commit somebody's body to the deep
    livrer le corps de quelqu'un à la mer
  • 6 (Politics)
    renvoyer en commission

reflexive verb

  • to commit oneself
    to something à quelque chose to do à faire
    I can't ou I won't commit myself
    je ne peux rien promettre
    as to quant à
    to commit oneself to somebody
    se vouer à quelqu'un

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