a ceremony and celebration that affirms the love and commitment between two people who cannot legally marry, typically a same-sex or transgender couple.
a social event celebrating a homosexual relationship; a same-sex wedding
- Commitment fee
noun 1. a charge made by a bank, in addition to interest, to make a loan available to a potential borrower
[kuh-mit-muh nt] /kəˈmɪt mənt/ noun 1. the act of committing. 2. the state of being committed. 3. the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. 4. a pledge or promise; obligation: We have made a commitment to pay our bills on time. 5. engagement; involvement: They have a sincere commitment to religion. 6. perpetration or […]
[kuh-mit] /kəˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), committed, committing. 1. to give in trust or charge; consign. 2. to consign for preservation: to commit ideas to writing; to commit a poem to memory. 3. to pledge (oneself) to a position on an issue or question; express (one’s intention, feeling, etc.): Asked if he was a candidate, […]
[kuh-mit-l] /kəˈmɪt l/ noun 1. an act or instance of ; . n. 1620s, from commit + -al (2). As an adjective, attested from 1884, apparently a back-formation from non-committal.