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commit
British English: /kəˈmɪt/
American English: /kəˈmɪt/

Translation of commit in German:

transitive verb -tt-

  • 1 (perpetrate)
    (Mord, Selbstmord, Verbrechen, Raub)
    (Dummheit, Bigamie, Fehler, Ehebruch)
    thou shalt not commit adultery
    (Bible)
    du sollst nicht ehebrechen
  • 2 (pledge, bind) See examples:commit oneself/somebody to doing something
    sich/jemanden verpflichten, etwas zu tun
    commit oneself to a course of action
    sich auf eine Vorgehensweise festlegen
  • 3
    (entrust) to Dat.
    commit something to a person/a person's care
    jemandem etwas anvertrauen/etwas jemandes Obhut Dat. anvertrauen
    commit something to the flames/waves
    etwas den Flammen/Wellen übergeben
    [formal]
    commit something to writing/paper
    etwas zu Papier bringen
    memory 1
  • 4 (consign to custody) See examples:commit somebody for trial
    jemanden dem Gericht überstellen
    commit somebody to prison
    jemanden ins Gefängnis einliefern

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