commend[ kuh-mend ]SEE DEFINITION OF commend
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMEND
Into thy hands I commend my body and soul, and all that is mine.
Into Thy hands I commend my body and soul, and all that is mine.
If you be really of her kindred, I commend to you my brother: he is at ——, with Mr. Morton.
Now, your Worship, commend me faithfully to my most gracious lord, the Elector.
Do what you can to cheer my mother's heart, and commend me to Zachary Palmer.
There is Mother Butterworth, too, whom I might commend to your notice.
These views cannot fail to commend themselves to any unprejudiced mind.
We commend the book to the careful reading of the railroad stockholder.
We commend our readers to secure this article if possible and read it.
Perhaps Bentham's Book of Fallacies is too political for me to commend it to you here.
mid-14c., comenden, from Latin commendare "to commit to the care or keeping (of someone), to entrust to; to commit to writing;" hence "to set off, render agreeable, praise," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + mandare "to commit to one's charge" (see mandate (n.)). In some senses, a shortening of recommend. Related: Commended; commending.