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noun as in commitment

noun as in consignment

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Example Sentences

When Elizabeth’s husband looked into the matter, he found he could arrange his wife’s committal simply “by the request of the husband” and specifically “without the evidence of insanity required in other cases.”

From Time

Sometimes, even though Hannah is, ironically, a writer, she says things that seem non-committal, distracted, or not present.

According to the Taliban source, the Afghan was non-committal.

On Mr. Roebuck's withdrawal, Mr. Hume moved the postponement of the committal to that day six months.

A debate in the house of lords took place on the committal of the bill, which was moved by Earl Dalhousie on the 4th of July.

Subsequently, a discussion took place on the committal of the bill.

For the first time since the revolution the lords divided on a money-bill, and voted 49 against, to 83 for its committal.

There each and all kissed the cross, as a solemn committal of their cause to God, and then commenced the fighting.


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On this page you'll find 269 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to committal, such as: bondage, confinement, custody, imprisonment, incarceration, and slavery.

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