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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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In most cases, persons involved in a conspiracy will take steps to commit the agreed-upon crime.
A 7-year Connecticut study revealed that subjects with a combination of an abusive family and two or more "intrinsic vulnerabilities"(3) were more likely to commit crimes as adults.
Many criminal statutes require that the defendant knowingly or intentionally commit a criminal act.
Conspiracy cases avoid these problems because the jury needs only to realize that the defendants agreed to commit a crime.
Sally Peters, 46, of Santa Ana, and Suzanne Schoenberg, 27, of Paramount, were found guilty of conspiring to commit racketeering and conspiracy to distribute drugs.
While both Travelers and Rom Gypsies commit many similar crimes, each group also specializes in particular types of criminal schemes.
A computer may be used as a tool to commit a crime and to create and/or store records of crime.
Based on the unusual facts of this case, the Court held that the Government failed to prove Jacobson's predisposition to commit this criminal act, independent of the attention the Government directed at him for 2 1/2 years.
The educational assistance plan will cover tuition, books and supplies over a two-year period, and recipients will commit to working at an Adventist Health hospital for a minimum of three years after graduation.
For USDA's Cooperative Month proclamation (see page 18), Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has extended the theme to "Co-ops Commit to Members and Their Communities," reflecting the way co-ops not only make life better for their members, but for all the other people in a co-op's sphere of influence.
Recent developments: Four-star receiver John Ross visited Oregon for the Washington game and says he might commit soon.
It is important for every programmer to issue COMMIT statements in all application programs where data is modified (INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE).