Definition of Committal to writing

1. Noun. The activity of putting something in written form. "She did the thinking while he did the writing"

Exact synonyms: Writing
Generic synonyms: Activity
Specialized synonyms: Coding, Cryptography, Secret Writing, Steganography, Handwriting, Inscription, Notation
Derivative terms: Write



Lexicographical Neighbors of Committal To Writing

commitment-phobe
commitment-phobes
commitment-phobia
commitment-phobic
commitment of mentally ill
commitmentphobe
commitmentphobes
commitments
commitology
commits
commits suicide
committable
committal
committal service
committal to memory
committal to writing (current term)
committals
committed suicide
committedly
committedness
committee
committee meeting
committee member
committeeman
committeemen
committeepeople
committeeperson
committeepersons
committees

Literary usage of Committal to writing

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

1. The Legends and Theories of the Buddhists: Compared with History and Science by Robert Spence Hardy (1866)
"But, upon historical grounds, we can neither accept the oral transmission. nor the subsequent committal to writing. The former is not possible, ..."

2. The Doctrine of the Prophets: The Warburtonian Lectures for 1886-1890 by Alexander Francis Kirkpatrick (1907)
"In other cases a long period of oral teaching preceded the committal to writing, and we possess only a condensed report giving the substance of teaching ..."

3. The Fathers of Jesus: A Study of the Lineage of the Christian Doctrine and by Keningale Cook (1886)
"The arrangement and committal to writing of the Mishna is believed to have been begun by Hillel about 33 BC, and completed by Rabbi Jehudah about 217 AD The ..."

4. Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton by George Congdon Gorham (1899)
"mind was that any committal to writing was purposely avoided by the Secretary.1 Floyd could not foresee that what he meant to leave uncertain would, ..."

5. Handbook to the Controversy with Rome by Karl von Hase (1906)
"... that this whole tradition, after the committal to writing of the Holy Scriptures and of the latest apostolic records which were dying away in the second ..."

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