commit verb (CRIME)
to commit an offence
- Soldiers who obey orders to commit atrocities should be answerable for their crimes.
- They were imprisoned for incitement to commit grievous bodily harm.
- Fresh evidence has recently come to light which suggests that he didn't in fact commit the murder.
- She tried to commit suicide by slashing her wrists.
- Many people in public life have committed adultery.
commit verb (PROMISE)
commit sth to paper
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- a blast from the past idiom
- be engraved on sb's memory/mind idiom
- be etched on/in sb's memory idiom
- be your epitaph idiom
- jog sb's memory idiom
- let's see idiom
- ring a bell idiom
- stamped on sb's memory idiom
- stick in sb's mind/head/memory idiom
- take sb back