Commendations



[kom-uh n-dey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm ənˈdeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of ; recommendation; praise:
commendation for a job well done.
2.
something that , as a formal recommendation or an official citation or award:
a commendation for bravery.
3.
Feudal Law. the placing of oneself or one’s land under the protection of a lord so as to become his vassal.
4.
commendations, Archaic. a complimentary greeting or message.
/ˌkɒmɛnˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of commending; praise
2.
an award
n.

“expression of approval,” late 14c. (from c.1200 as the name of one of the Offices of the Dead), from Old French commendacion “approval, praise,” from Latin commendationem (nominative commendatio) “recommendation, commendation,” noun of action from past participle stem of commendare (see commend).

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  • Commended

    [kuh-mend] /kəˈmɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to present, mention, or praise as worthy of confidence, notice, kindness, etc.; recommend: to commend a friend to another; to commend an applicant for employment. 2. to entrust; give in charge; deliver with confidence: I commend my child to your care. 3. to cite or name with approval […]

  • Commendatory

    [kuh-men-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kəˈmɛn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. serving to ; approving; praising. 2. holding a benefice in commendam. 3. held in commendam.



  • Commender

    [kuh-mend] /kəˈmɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to present, mention, or praise as worthy of confidence, notice, kindness, etc.; recommend: to commend a friend to another; to commend an applicant for employment. 2. to entrust; give in charge; deliver with confidence: I commend my child to your care. 3. to cite or name with approval […]

  • Come to think of it

    Remember or consider on reflection. For example, Come to think of it, I’ve got to send in my order now, or I was going to lend him a saw, but come to think of it, he already has one. [ First half of 1800s ]



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