Translation of commit in Spanish:
- 1 (perpetrate)(crime/fraud/error/sin)to commit suicide
- More criminals than ever before are carrying weapons to commit crimes.
- I'm grateful it has taught me not to commit such immoral acts.
- On each occasion, magistrates had warned him that he could be resentenced for his crimes if he committed another offence within a year.
- 2 (assign) (funds/time/resources)consignar [formal]her remains were committed to the grave [formal]sus restos recibieron sepultura [formal]to commit something to somebody's careconfiar algo al cuidado de alguiento commit something/somebody to the flames [literary]entregar algo/a alguien a las llamas [literary]to commit something to memorymemorizar algoto commit something to paper or writingponer algo por escritoconsignar algo por escrito [formal]Example sentences
- Unfortunately I was in Anglesey with no means of committing my thoughts to anything permanent, and now, after a four and a half hour drive back two hours of which were spent on the M6, my brain isn't functioning at it's usual level.
- The ability to complete the circuit from reading to published opinion in just a few clicks allows, and almost demands that we forego a space of time to step back and reflect and discuss before committing our reactions to words.
- ‘Publish and be damned’ is a phrase that some of us are familiar with and this very potential damnation stops many from committing their ideas to paper.
- 3 (send) to commit somebody to an psychiatric hospitalinternar a alguien en un manicomiohe was committed (to prison) she was committed for or to trial≈ se dictó auto de procesamiento≈ se dictó auto de enjuiciamiento (Colombia)≈ se dictó auto de sujeción a proceso (Mexico)≈ se dictó auto de sometimiento a juicio (Venezuela)≈ se dictó auto encargatorio de reo contra ella (Chile)Example sentences
- But, generally speaking, once people are committed to prison they are in the hands of the Executive Government.
- That is to say a man would be committed to prison until such time as he purged his contempt by complying with the order.
- If, however, the fugitive is committed to prison, the Act contemplates that he may seek to challenge that warrant by habeas corpus proceedings.
- Earlier this week, the magistrates committed Murdoch to stand trial saying he had a case to answer on all three charges.
- The preliminary inquiry judge exceeded her jurisdiction in committing him to trial for the more serious charge.
- After a magistrate committed him to trial, the office of the Director for Public Prosecutions, or DPP in Queensland, decided not to proceed with the cases.
- A woman named Slava Denisov was committed to a psychiatric hospital for collecting signatures on a petition against the war.
- This was his last public appearance before he was committed to a psychiatric hospital on Sunday.
- A vagrant who lived rough for a time in Stromness was committed to a psychiatric hospital on Friday, after a sheriff in Wick rejected a plea to grant the man the freedom to return to his nomadic lifestyle in Orkney.
- 4 (in government)someter a la consideración de una comisiónExample sentences
- I happily commit this bill to the select committee.
- I commit the bill to the select committee for consideration.
- I intend to speak to a proposed motion to amend the resolution to commit the bill to select committee.
- 5 (bind) that would commit us to the purchaseeso nos comprometería or obligaría a efectuar la comprato commit somebody
to -ing/+ infinitivecomprometer or obligar a alguienthe pact commits both nations to … a+ infinitivecon la firma del pacto ambas naciones se comprometen a …Example sentences
- And of course, we're committed to helping them as much as we can.
- We are committed to our organization, to our profession, and to our patients.
- While she is yet to define her role with the organisation, she is committed enough to take the first step.
reflexive verbto commit oneself
- 1 (bind)comprometerseto commit oneself
to -ing/+ infinitivecomprometerse a+ infinitiveExample sentences
- At her new job, Pully found a well-run school and a dedicated staff that was committed to teaching students well.
- The Government is committed to encouraging modern businesses which develop and build on the strengths and commitment of their workforce.
- That is not consistent with the agreement which says that everybody has to be committed to exclusively peaceful means.
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