Meaning of “commend” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “commend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commendverb [ T ]

us /kəˈmend/

to formally praise or mention with approval someone or something:

Lamos should be commended for creating important opportunities for minority actors.
adjective us /kəˈmen·də·bəl/

The reporter did a commendable job under difficult circumstances.

(Definition of “commend” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)