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commit

verb
1 verb perpetrate (crime etc) TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m uto commit a crime coir a dhéanamhto commit murder dúnmharú a dhéanamhshe committed suicide chuir sí lámh ina bás féin, mharaigh sí í féin 2 verb promise or bind
INTRANSITIVEgeall verb  c m ugabh ort féinshe committed to staying gheall sí go bhfanfadh sí
TRANSITIVEcuir de cheangal arthe agreement committed both sides to cooperate chuir an comhaontú de cheangal ar an dá thaobh comhoibriú le chéilehe committed himself to finishing the work ghabh sé air féin an obair a chríochnúshe committed herself to religion thiomnaigh sí a saol don chreideamh
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3 verb set aside, assign TRANSITIVEcuir ar fáilthey committed funding to it chuir siad maoiniú ar fáil dó 4 verb dedicate yourself to relationship
INTRANSITIVEhe won't commit níl sé sásta ceangal a chur air féinshe's afraid to commit to marriage tá faitíos uirthi roimh cheangal an phósta
TRANSITIVEI commit myself to you geallaim mé féin duitse, geallaim go mbeidh mé dílis duitse
5 verb express an opinion, decide TRANSITIVEread the small print before you commit yourself léigh an cló beag sula dtugann tú geallúint, léigh an cló beag sula gcuireann tú ceangal ort féin 6 verb especially LAW send (to institution, for trial) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m ushe was committed to prison cuireadh i bpríosún í, daoradh chun príosúin íto commit sb to a mental institution duine a chur go hionad meabhairghalairhe was committed for trial cuireadh chun a thrialach é 7 verb entrust TRANSITIVEcuir faoi chúramthe children committed to their care na páistí a cuireadh faoina gcúram 8 verb record (fact, name etc) somewhere TRANSITIVEcommit the number to memory cuir an uimhir de ghlanmheabhairhe committed it to paper scríobh sé síos é, chuir sé ar pár é 9 verb GOV refer (bill) to committee TRANSITIVEthe bill was committed to the committee cuireadh an bille faoi bhráid an choiste

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