recommit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v recommit send back to a committee "The bill was recommitted three times in the House"
    • v recommit commit again "It was recommitted into her custody"
    • v recommit commit once again, as of a crime
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Recommit To commit again; to give back into keeping; specifically, to refer again to a committee; as, to recommit a bill to the same committee.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • recommit To commit again; as, to recommit persons to prison.
    • recommit To refer again as to a committee.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Recommit rē-kom-it′ to commit again: particularly, to send back to a committee
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Usage

In literature:

Jean Valjean has been recommitted to prison.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
He saw himself, under her direction, recommitted to Woollett as juvenile offenders are committed to reformatories.
"The Ambassadors" by Henry James
They must propose to recommit the bill.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
After being recommitted, shortened and softened, it was presented by the whole House.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
A resolution was reported; but the question being put for recommitting it, was carried in the negative.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
The address was recommitted without a division.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
At this stage any amendment beyond verbal changes necessitates recommitment.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Failure to recommit turned defeat into confusion, and confusion into disaster.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
I move the recommitment of the report, to have that question settled.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
The Protestant temple of Montpellier lay in ruins, and Isabeau de Paulet was recommitted to prison.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
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In news:

FOX Carolina 21When you need to recommit to your diet.
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Delmarva's ChoiceWhen you need to recommit to your diet.
ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, FloridaWhen you need to recommit to your diet.
KGWN –Cheyenne, WY– Scottsbluff, NE News,Weather, SportsWhen you need to recommit to your diet.
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' Recommit to Unity and Service'.
'Let's take a moment to appreciate what we have as we get ready to recommit to making it better'.
Boise St, San Diego St recommit, Duke extends Cutcliffe deal.
You must recommit every day and stick with it for the long haul.
Russia recommitted to fostering political transition in Syria, Hillary Rodham Clinton says.
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