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- To congratulate or reward.
- To praise or acclaim.
- To entrust or commit to the care of someone else
- To force in a mental way
to congratulate or reward
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commend (plural commends)
- (obsolete) commendation; praise
- Speak in his just commend.
- (obsolete, in the plural) compliments; greetings
- Hearty commends and much endeared love to you.