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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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B]ecause many criminals are--have personality disorders and are dangerous to society, we want to narrow [the class of committable offenders] somewhat.
Thus, whether the class of committable offenders remains "narrow" depends on how the question's parameters are framed.
The study further determined that by increasing the committable downtown hotel rooms by 950, the convention center can significantly increase its "marketability" for larger conventions.
Anarillo's Civic center is expanding to over 340,000 square feet and 2000 committable hotel rooms within 10 minutes of the center, Amarillo can handle it all.
There are 700 committable first-class rooms and suites, and 300 more committable rooms within walking distance of the Waterside Convention Connection.
The Connection features 800 committable guest rooms and suites, 30,000 square feet of exhibit space, and a plethora of other meeting rooms and spaces.
With the new hotels, we'll be able to offer 4,000-4,500 committable rooms within a mile's radius of the facility.
More than 250 properties range from three convention hotels adjacent to the conference center (with 800 committable rooms) to bay-front luxury hotels, boutique hotels, B&Bs, and resorts in Carmel, Carmel Valley, and Pebble Beach.
If you were to walk eight blocks from the convention center in any direction, you would pass 7,000 committable rooms.
Clair 205/433-5100 SalesL Jackie Maynard Gross square feet of exhibit hall space: 250,000 Number of meeting rooms in convention center(s): 33 Number of hotel rooms in city (or county): 5,300 Number of committable hotel rooms: 2,500 Number of major airlines: 5 Peak Months: Feb-May; Sep-Nov
Keller 205/391-9200 Gross square feet of exhibit hall space: 92,770 Number of meeting rooms in convention center(s): 22 Number of hotel meeting rooms: 27 Number of hotel rooms in city (or county): 1,500 Number of committable hotel rooms: 1,100 Number of major airlines: 5 Peak Months: Sep-Nov; Jan-May
Beadle Gross square feet of exhibit hall space: 685,000 Number of meeting rooms in convention center(s): 64 Number of hotel rooms in city (or county): 40,000 Number of committable hotel rooms: 15,000 Number of major airlines: ALL Peak Months: Varies