Definition of Recommit

1. Verb. Commit once again, as of a crime.

Generic synonyms: Commit, Perpetrate, Pull



2. Verb. Commit again. "It was recommitted into her custody"
Generic synonyms: Commit, Confide, Entrust, Intrust, Trust

3. Verb. Send back to a committee. "The bill was recommitted three times in the House"
Generic synonyms: Refer

Definition of Recommit

1. v. t. To commit again; to give back into keeping; specifically, to refer again to a committee; as, to recommit a bill to the same committee.

Definition of Recommit

1. Verb. commit again ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recommit

1. commit [v -MITTED, -MITTING, -MITS] - See also: commit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recommit

recommendable
recommendations
recommendative
recommendatives
recommendatory
recommended
recommender
recommenders
recommending
recommends
recommission
recommissioned
recommissioning
recommissions
recommit (current term)
recommitment
recommitments
recommits
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recommittals
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recompact
recompacted
recompacting
recompacts
recompence
recompenced
recompences

Literary usage of Recommit

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

1. How Our Laws Are Made by Charles W. Johnson (1999)
"However, a motion to recommit, as described in the next section, ... MOTION TO recommit After the previous question has been ordered on the passage of a ..."

2. How Our Laws Are Made: Bicentennial Edition 1789-1989 by Edward F. Willett (1995)
"MOTIONS TO recommit After the previous question has been ordered on the passage of a bill or joint resolution, it is in order to make one motion to recommit ..."

3. The Works of John C. Calhoun by John Caldwell Calhoun, Richard Kenner Crallé (1888)
"SPEECH On the Motion to recommit the Land Bill, introduced by Mr. 'Walker, of Mississippi, to the Committee on Public Lands; delivered in the Senate, ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"The court overruled the motion to recommit and to cite the auditor for contempt, and sustained the auditor in his findings of law and fact and entered ..."

5. Journal by California Legislature. Assembly, California, Legislature (1858)
"Mr. Galbraith moved to recommit the bill to a select committee of seven. ... The question recurring on the motion to recommit, Messrs. O'Brien, De Long, ..."

6. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1869)
"Mr. Creamer moved to recommit with instructions to amend, aa follows: " For the poor honse on Capitol hill, at Albany, to pay the expense of the inmates ..."

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