Translation of "commit" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /kəˈmɪt/ us present participle committing, past tense and past participle committed

B2 to do something that is considered wrong, or that is illegal

(yasa dışı iş, suç vb.) işlemek, yapmak
He was sent to prison for a crime / that he didn't commit.
to commit suicide/adultery

to make a firm decision that you will do something

kesin karar vermek, kendini sorumlu kılmak
He committed himself to helping others.
not commit yourself

to refuse to express an opinion about a particular subject

bir konuda fikrini açıklamayı reddetmek, söz vermemek, bağlanmamak

If you commit money, time, energy, etc to something, you use it to try to achieve something.

(para, zaman, enerji vb.) ayırmak, vakfetmek, sarfetmek
The government has committed / thousands of pounds to the research.

(Translation of “commit” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)