Definition of Committing

1. Verb. (present participle of commit) ¹



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Definition of Committing

1. commit [v] - See also: commit

Lexicographical Neighbors of Committing

committee meeting
committee member
committeeman
committeemen
committeepeople
committeeperson
committeepersons
committees
committeewoman
committeewomen
committer
committers
committest
committeth
committible
committing
committing suicide
commix
commixed
commixes
commixing
commixion
commixions
commixt
commixtions
commixture
commixtures
commlink
commlinks

Literary usage of Committing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"So also a private person may at common law'lawfully lay hold of one committing treason or felony, or doing any act which would manifestly endanger the life ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1875)
"OF THE GRAVITY OF THE AMERICANS, AND WHY IT DOES NOT PREVENT THEM FROM OFTEN Committing INCONSIDERATE ACTIONS. MEN who live in democratic countries do not ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"In like manner, acting also within his discretion, upon formal application made, he may, as committing magistrate, examine and discharge, bail or commit ..."

4. Annals of the West: Embracing a Concise Account of Principal Events which by James Handasyd Perkins, John Mason Peck (1857)
"In the act of committing the robbery, one of them left behind a knife, made by a blacksmith in the neighborhood, by means of which he was identified. ..."

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