[ noun ] 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"
Used in print(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
They must in their planning be able to count_on at_least tentative commitments of foreign capital assistance over periods of several years .
[ noun ] the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose
"a man of energy and commitment"
Used in print(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
We are left helpless to cope_with it because we do not dare speak of it as anything real for fear that to do so would imply a commitment to that which has already been discredited and proved false .
[ noun ] an engagement by contract involving financial obligation
"his business commitments took him to London"
Used in print(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
Sipping their coffee , discussing the weather , the day 's shopping , Fritzie 's commitments at the network ( all of which he would cancel ) , they avoided the radio , the morning TV news_show , even the front page of the Santa_Luisa_Register , resting on the kitchen bar .