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commit

(Entrust), verb allot, assign, authorize, charge, charge with, commission, confer a trust, confide, consign, convey, delegate, employ, empower, engage, grant auuhority to, invest, invest with power, make responsible for, put an obligation upon, put in the hands of, relegate to, trust, turn over to, vest in
Associated concepts: commit to a writing

commit

(Institutionalize), verb arrest, confine, consign, constrain, deliver into custody, enthrall, hold in constraint, hold in restraint, immure, impound, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, lock up, place in confinement, put in custody, recommit to custody, remand to custody, remit to custody, restrain, send to an asylum, send to jail, send to prison
Associated concepts: commit to a hospital, commit to a mennal institution, commit to prison, committing magistrate

commit

(Perpetrate), verb accomplish, achieve, act, act on, administer, apply oneself to, be a participator in, be a party to, be an accomplice, be engaged in, be engrossed in, bring about, bring to pass, carry into execution, carry on, carry out, carry through, complete, consummate, discharge the duties of, effect, employ oneself, finish, fulfill, go through with, inflict, occupy oneself with, operate, participate in, perform, realize, transact
Associated concepts: commit an offense against the United States
See also: accomplish, apprehend, arrest, confide, confine, consign, constrain, contribute, delegate, deliver, deposit, detain, entrust, execute, give, grant, imprison, inflict, perpetrate, remand, remit, sentence, submit, supply, trust, undertake

TO COMMIT. To send a person to prison by virtue of a warrant or other lawful writ, for the commission of a crime, offence or misdemeanor, or for a contempt, or non-payment of a debt.

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The appeals court held that evidence was sufficient to establish that a prison psychologist subjectively perceived, and was deliberately indifferent to, the risk that the prisoner might commit suicide.
Only the "specific intent" of Respondent George Bush to commit genocide against Applicants remains to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt to establish his criminal responsibility under United States municipal law and international criminal law.
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A child who has a history of uncontrollable outbursts and tantrums is significantly more likely to commit an act of violence.
Fraud research has identified three key indicators that an individual will commit fraud: perceived pressure, perceived opportunity and the person's rationalization or attitude.