a promise to do or give something; a promise to be loyal to someone or something; the attitude of someone who works very hard to do or support something
- We’ve got commitments from several charities to donate food and clothing.
- the government’s commitment of troops to the region
- I can’t coach my daughter’s basketball team. I have too many commitments already. [=I have too many things that I have promised to do]
- It’s been a struggle to balance my professional and family commitments. [=to do both what I have promised to do for my job and what I have promised to do for my family]
- The church has a commitment to helping the poor.
- Getting a dog is a big commitment. [=something that requires you to do a lot]
- Opening your own business requires a significant financial commitment. [=it requires you to spend a lot of money over a long time]
- She isn’t ready to make a lifelong commitment to another person.
- Are you willing to make a commitment to our cause?
- He questions the company’s commitment to safety.
- He’s afraid of commitment. [=he’s afraid of committing himself to a serious relationship with one person]
- Some of his teammates said he showed a lack of commitment (to the team).
- The boss noticed her strong commitment to her work.
- No one doubts your commitment to the cause.
- обязательство, совершение, передача, вручение, заключение под стражу, арест