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commend    : [kəm'ɛnd]
Commend \Com*mend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Commended}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Commending}.] [L. commendare; com- mandare to
intrust to one's charge, enjoin, command. Cf. {Command},
{Mandate}.]
1. To commit, intrust, or give in charge for care or
preservation.
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His eye commends the leading to his hand. --Shak.
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Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit. --Luke
xxiii. 46.
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2. To recommend as worthy of confidence or regard; to present
as worthy of notice or favorable attention.
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Among the objects of knowledge, two especially
commend themselves to our contemplation. --Sir M.
Hale.
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I commend unto you Phebe our sister. --Rom. xvi. 1.
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3. To mention with approbation; to praise; as, to commend a
person or an act.
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Historians commend Alexander for weeping when he
read the actions of Achilles. --Dryden.
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4. To mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and
good will. [Archaic]
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Commend me to my brother. --Shak.
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Commend \Com*mend"\, n.
1. Commendation; praise. [Obs.]
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Speak in his just commend. --Shak.
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2. pl. Compliments; greetings. [Obs.]
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Hearty commends and much endeared love to you.
--Howell.
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commend
v 1: express approval of
2: present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence; "His
paintings commend him to the artistic world"
3: give to in charge; "I commend my children to you"
4: express a good opinion of [synonym: {commend}, {recommend}]
5: mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship;
"Remember me to your wife" [synonym: {commend}, {remember}]




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  • COMMEND | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    uk ​ kəˈmend us ​ kəˈmend › to formally praise someone or something: The judge commended her for on her bravery For a low-budget film, it has much to commend it (= it deserves praise) It says on the back cover of the book "highly commended"
  • COMMEND | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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  • Commend definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    Used Occasionally commend is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary View usage for: All Years Last 10 years Last 50 years Last 100 years Last 300 years Translations for 'commend'
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  • Commend | Definition of Commend by Merriam-Webster
    Definition of commend for English Language Learners : to praise (someone or something) in a serious and often public way : to mention (someone or something) as deserving attention or approval
  • Commend | Define Commend at Dictionary. com
    to cite or name with approval or special praise: to commend a soldier for bravery Feudal Law to place (oneself or one's land) under another's protection so as to become his vassal Archaic to recommend (a person) to the kind remembrance of another
  • Commend - definition of commend by The Free Dictionary
    Define commend commend synonyms, commend pronunciation, commend translation, English dictionary definition of commend tr v com·mend·ed , com·mend·ing , com·mends 1 To express approval of; praise: commended the volunteers for their hard work See Synonyms at praise 2





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