committed

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈmɪt.ɪd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /kəˈmɪ.ɾɪd/, /kəˈmɪ.ɾəd/
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  • Hyphenation: com‧mit‧ted

Verb[edit]

committed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of commit

Adjective[edit]

committed (comparative more committed, superlative most committed)

  1. Obligated or locked in (often, but not necessarily, by a pledge) to some course of action.
    • 2017 April 12, Dan Shive, El Goonish Shive (webcomic), Comic for Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017:
      ‹Plan CM, meanwhile, is in motion. Sirleck took the bait, vampire mercenaries he can't call off are incoming... he's committed.›
  2. Showing commitment.
  3. Associated in an exclusive (but not necessarily permanent) sexual relationship.
  4. (rhetoric) Required by logic to endorse the conclusion of an argument.

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