[kom-uh n-dey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm ənˈdeɪ ʃən/
the act of commending; recommendation; praise:
commendation for a job well done.
something that commends, as a formal recommendation or an official citation or award:
a commendation for bravery.
Feudal Law. the placing of oneself or one’s land under the protection of a lord so as to become his vassal.
commendations, Archaic. a complimentary greeting or message.
the act or an instance of commending; praise
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 commission, as of a […]
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, he refused […]
noun 1. (often initial capital letter). Also called Holy Communion. Ecclesiastical. the act of receiving the Eucharistic elements. the elements of the Eucharist. the celebration of the Eucharist. the antiphon sung at a Eucharistic service. 2. a group of persons having a common religious faith; a religious denomination: Anglican communion. 3. association; fellowship. 4. interchange […]
[self-kuh m-pat-uh-buh l] /ˌsɛlf kəmˈpæt ə bəl/ adjective, Botany. 1. able to be fertilized by its own pollen. self-compatible adjective 1. (of a plant) capable of self-fertilization