Definition of Commitment. Meaning of Commitment. Synonyms of Commitment

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Definition of Commitment

Commitment
Commitment Com*mit"ment, n. 1. The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison. They were glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower, whence he was within few days enlarged. --Clarendon. 2. A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; -- more frequently termed a mittimus. 3. The act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill. 4. A doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission. 5. The act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged. --Hamilton.

Meaning of Commitment from wikipedia

- Commitment may refer to: Promise, or personal commitment Contract, a legally binding exchange of promises Brand commitment Involuntary commitment, the...
- In cryptography, a commitment scheme allows one to commit to a chosen value (or chosen statement) while keeping it hidden to others, with the ability to...
- A commitment device is, according to journalist Stephen J. Dubner and economist Steven Levitt, "a means with which to lock yourself into a course of action...
- Escalation of commitment refers to a human behavior pattern in which an individual or group—when faced with increasingly negative outcomes from some decision...
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT, typically pronounced as the word "act") is a form of psychotherapy commonly described as a form of cognitive-behavior...
- A Capital Commitment, Committed Capital or simply Commitment, is the agreed capital a General Partner can request (or draw down) from a Limited Partner...
- Involuntary commitment or civil commitment (also known informally as sectioning in some jurisdictions) is a legal process through which an individual who...
- Commitment to Change (Spanish: Compromiso para el Cambio) was a centre-right political party in Argentina, prin****lly active in the city of Buenos Aires...
- An ontological commitment refers to a relation between a language and certain objects postulated to be extant by that language. The 'existence' referred...
- Outpatient commitment (more commonly known as ****isted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)) refers to state mental health laws that create civil court procedure...