Share this entry

Share this page

commit

(-tt-)
Pronunciation: /kəˈmɪt/

Translation of commit in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 2 (assign) [funds/time/resources] asignar, consignar [formal] her remains were committed to the grave [formal] sus restos recibieron sepultura [formal] to commit sth to sb's care confiar* algo al cuidado de algn to commit sth/sb to the flames [literary/literario] entregar* algo/a algn a las llamas [literary/literario] to commit sth to memory memorizar* algo to commit sth to paper o writing poner* or [formal] consignar algo por escrito
  • 3 (send) to commit sb to an psychiatric hospital internar a algn en un manicomio he was committed (to prison) fue encarcelado she was committed for o to trialse dictó auto de procesamiento or [ (en Col) auto de enjuiciamiento ] or [ (en Méx) auto de sujeción a proceso ] or [ (en Ven) auto de sometimiento a juicio ] or [ (en Chi) auto encargatorio de reo contra ella ]
  • 4 (in government) someter a la consideración de una comisión
  • 5 (bind) comprometer, obligar* that would commit us to the purchase eso nos comprometería or obligaría a efectuar la compra to commit sb to -ing/+ infinitive/infinitivo comprometer or obligar* a algn a + infinitive/infinitivo the pact commits both nations to … con la firma del pacto ambas naciones se comprometen a …

reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo

  • to commit oneself 1.1 (bind) comprometerse to commit oneself to -ing/+ infinitive/infinitivo comprometerse a + infinitive/infinitivo 1.2 (state views) comprometerse he wouldn't commit himself no quiso comprometerse

Definition of commit in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day desgravación
f
tax exemption (US), tax relief (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Bonoloto is a Spanish state lottery established in 1988. The others are the Lotería Nacional and the Lotería Primitiva. As with the Lotería Primitiva six numbers are marked on a ticket showing forty-nine numbers and win the main prize if all the numbers come up in the draw.