Associations to the word «Commitment»

Wiktionary

COMMITMENT, noun. The act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust, especially:
COMMITMENT, noun. The act of sending a legislative bill to committee for review.
COMMITMENT, noun. Official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution
COMMITMENT, noun. Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:
COMMITMENT, noun. Act of assuming a financial obligation at a future date
COMMITMENT, noun. Being bound emotionally/intellectually to a course of action or to another person/other persons.
COMMITMENT, noun. The trait of sincerity and focused purpose.
COMMITMENT, noun. Perpetration, in a negative manner, as in a crime or mistake.
COMMITMENT, noun. State of being pledged or engaged.
COMMITMENT, noun. The act of being locked away, such as in an institution for the mentally ill or jail.

Dictionary definition

COMMITMENT, noun. The trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose; "a man of energy and commitment".
COMMITMENT, noun. The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team".
COMMITMENT, noun. An engagement by contract involving financial obligation; "his business commitments took him to London".
COMMITMENT, noun. A message that makes a pledge.
COMMITMENT, noun. The official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital).

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche