transitive verb Date: 1621 1. to refer (as a bill) back to a committee 2. to entrust or consign again • recommitment nounrecommittal noun

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  • Recommit — Re com*mit ( m?t ), v. t. To commit again; to give back into keeping; specifically, to refer again to a committee; as, to recommit a bill to the same committee. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recommit — I verb call back, commit again, commit anew, give back, order back, refer back, remand, remit, return, send back II index confine, rearrest, remand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recommit — [rē΄kə mit′] vt. recommitted, recommitting 1. to commit again 2. to refer (a question, bill, etc.) back to a committee recommitment n. recommittal …   English World dictionary

  • recommit — v. (D; tr.) ( to confine again ) to recommit to (he was recommitted to the mental hospital) * * * [ˌriːkə mɪt] (D; tr.) ( to confine again ) to recommit to (he was recommitted to the mental hospital) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • recommit — recommitment, recommittal, n. /ree keuh mit /, v.t., recommitted, recommitting. 1. to commit again. 2. to refer again to a committee. [1615 25; RE + COMMIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • recommit — verb commit again …   Wiktionary

  • recommit — re·com·mit || ‚rɪːkÉ™ mɪt v. entrust again, redeliver, give again; resend to a committee …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recommit — verb (recommits, recommitting, recommitted) commit again. Derivatives recommitment noun recommittal noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • recommit — re·commit …   English syllables

  • recommit — re com•mit′ v. t. mit•ted, mit•ting …   From formal English to slang

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