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noun as in assurance; obligation

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I envy my refusenik friends their steadfast commitments to stay in, and contentment in doing so.

Their pronouncements suggest that they hold those commitments in contempt.

North Korea must show it is serious and prepared to abide by its commitments, particularly concerning denuclearization.

But officials gave the delegation no specific commitments and made no concrete promises of increased U.S. assistance.

So far, in both online and physical cards, they say they have collected 1,199,169 total commitments.

Then, to show the inefficiency of the law, he proceeds to state, that the commitments for trial were only 29 per cent.

What view will the coming Labour governments of Britain take of our Imperial commitments?

It would compel corn beef commitments beyond the point of comfort.

Commitments to ship over 300,000 tons of the ore were written into trade agreements with Western European countries.

Resolutions or commitments of this sort accomplish little good.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commitments, such as: pledge, engagement, responsibility, need, promise, and guarantee.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.