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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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If you resubmit a failing program that issues no COMMITs, the program redoes work unnecessarily.
If someone in a position of authority wanted to commit fraud against the company, what would be the easiest way to do it?
Males are significantly more likely (83%) to commit a violent act on school grounds than are females ("Youth Violence," 1999).
The act has been subsequently amended to include seven additional crimes: kidnaping, incest, assault with a dangerous weapon, assault resulting in serious bodily injury, assault with intent to commit rape, robbery, and felonious sexual molestation of a minor.
Department of Commerce, COMMITS NexGen streamlines and accelerates the acquisition process.
A crime is legally impossible to commit if the planned conduct of the conspirators is not a crime.
TranTech has an exceptional track record with the Department of Commerce," added Atacan Donmez, the TranTech senior executive responsible for COMMITS NexGen Delivery, "and we intend to exceed our performance record.
With the COMMITS NexGen award, ATS will provide Federal Agencies with critical IT services as a small business," said Leon Perry, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ATS.
Stang, Contracting Officer for the COMMITS NexGen Program, "Out of over 400 proposals only approximately 12% earned a spot on the vehicle.
Charles Narang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, noted, "The COMMITS award provides another excellent contract vehicle through which NCI can support a variety of federal customers.
A multiple-award contract, COMMITS NexGen has a ceiling of $8 billion over a ten-year term.
USEC commits to deploy an advanced uranium enrichment plant in the 2010-2011 timeframe, to operate the Paducah, Kentucky plant at a minimum production level of 3.