committed


committed
adj.
VERBS
be, feel
become
remain
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
deeply, fiercely, firmly, highly, seriously, strongly
absolutely, completely, fully, totally, wholly
genuinely
irrevocably

The country was now irrevocably committed to war.

actively
personally

The president is personally committed to this legislation.

emotionally, ideologically, politically

She cared for Jem in her way but did not want to become emotionally committed.

PREPOSITION
to

We are committed to improving services.

Committed is used with these nouns: ↑atheist, ↑Christian, ↑feminist, ↑partner, ↑relationship, ↑socialist, ↑supporter, ↑volunteer, ↑workforce

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Committed — may refer to: Committed (2000 film), a film starring Heather Graham and Luke Wilson Committed (comic strip), a comic strip by Michael Fry Committed (2001 TV series), an animated television series based on the strip Committed (2005 TV series), a… …   Wikipedia

  • committed — UK US /kəˈmɪtɪd/ adjective ► very willing to give your time and energy to something: »The level of the bid shows we are very committed and serious. »Endowment savings plans are for the committed, long term investor. ► FINANCE money that has been… …   Financial and business terms

  • committed — adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Associated in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • committed — committed; un·committed; …   English syllables

  • committed — index agreed (promised), arrested (apprehended), bound, contractual, loyal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • committed — 1590s, entrusted, delegated, pp. adj. from COMMIT (Cf. commit) (q.v.). Meaning locked into a commitment is from 1948 …   Etymology dictionary

  • committed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) dedicated to a cause, activity, job, etc. 2) in a long term emotional relationship …   English terms dictionary

  • committed — adj. 1) committed to (committed to his principles) 2) committed to + inf. (they are committed to help us; or, more usu.: they are committed to helping us) * * * [kə mɪtɪd] committed to + inf. (they are committed to help us; or, more usu. : they… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • committed — com|mit|ted [kəˈmıtıd] adj willing to work very hard at something ▪ The party has a core of committed supporters. committed to ▪ We are fully committed to Equal Opportunity policies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Committed — Commit Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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