bound up involved wrapped up
committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet 1.5]

2. Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; also called {attached}. Opposite of {unattached}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {affianced}, {bespoken}, {betrothed}, {engaged}, {pledged}, {promised}(predicate); {married}] [Also See: {loving}.]

Syn: attached. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Consigned involuntarily to custody, as in a prison or mental institution. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wrapped up in — idi a) intensely absorbed in: wrapped up in one s work[/ex] b) involved in; bound up with: Peace is wrapped up in compromise[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • bound up — adjective 1. closely or inseparably connected or associated with (Freq. 1) his career is bound up with the fortunes of the enterprise • Similar to: ↑related, ↑related to 2. deeply devoted to bound up in her teaching is wrapped up in his family …   Useful english dictionary

  • involved — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, a party to, absorbed, absorbed in, accessory, accused, active, affected, affiliate, affiliated, allied, arraignable, arraigned, associate, associated, assumed, at fault, balled up, biased, blamed, bound,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tied up — Synonyms and related words: absorbed in, at it, at work, bound, burdened with debt, busy, caught up in, deep in debt, embarrassed, employed, encumbered, engaged, enmeshed in, entangled in, far gone, fettered, full of business, hampered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • affianced — committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attached — committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespoken — committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • betrothed — committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • committed — adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Associated in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dedicated devoted — committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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