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English noun: commitment

1. commitment (attribute) the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose


SamplesA man of energy and commitment.


Synonymscommittedness


Broader (hypernym)earnestness, serious-mindedness, seriousness, sincerity


Narrower (hyponym)investment

2. commitment (act) the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action


SamplesHis long commitment to public service.
They felt no loyalty to a losing team.


Synonymsallegiance, dedication, loyalty


Broader (hypernym)cooperation


Narrower (hyponym)communalism, consecration, devotion, enlistment, faith

3. commitment (act) an engagement by contract involving financial obligation


SamplesHis business commitments took him to London.


Broader (hypernym)engagement, involution, involvement, participation


Narrower (hyponym)incurrence

4. commitment (communication) a message that makes a pledge


Synonymsdedication


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance


Narrower (hyponym)affirmation, assurance, oath, pledge, promise, swearing

5. commitment (act) the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)


Synonymscommittal, consignment


Broader (hypernym)confinement









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