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commitment

 
Noun commitment has 5 senses
  1. committedness, commitment - the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose; "a man of energy and commitment"
    --1 is a kind of seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerity
  2. commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication - the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
    --2 is a kind of cooperation
    --2 has particulars: communalism; consecration; devotion; faith
    Derived form: verb commit2
  3. commitment - an engagement by contract involving financial obligation; "his business commitments took him to London"
    --3 is a kind of
    engagement, participation, involvement, involution
    --3 has particulars: incurrence
    Derived form: verb commit5
  4. commitment, dedication - a message that makes a pledge
    --4 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --4 has particulars:
     oath, swearing; affirmation; promise; assurance, pledge
  5. commitment, committal, consignment - the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    --5 is a kind of confinement
    Derived form: verb commit3
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