Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “committed”


adjective     /kəˈmɪt.ɪd/ US  /-ˈmɪt̬-/
C2 loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something that you believe in: a committed socialist / Christian / teacher Loyal, faithful and dependable [after verb] having promised to be involved in a plan of action : We are committed to withdraw ing our troops by the end of the year .Making and breaking promises and commitments
(Definition of committed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of committed

Definitions of “committed” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the skill or activity of preparing and cooking food

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More