But our commitment to national safety is not a commitment to expand our military establishment indefinitely.
Commitment: This term is used referring to a purchase of stock.
Mr. Wilson wished for a commitment in order to reduce the proportion of votes required.
The instrument bore the date of Champney Googe's commitment.
Here they are examined for commitment by a sort of presiding officer, who sits all night for that purpose.
America, at its best, matches a commitment to principle with a concern for civility.
The duel, for instance, used to be called the “ordeal by battle,” and was simply the commitment of the decision of a cause to God.
And this commitment, if we keep it, is a way to shared accomplishment.
Finally, we renew our commitment to the continued growth and the effectiveness of the United Nations.
In the confusion, he offered to draw the warrant for his own commitment.
commitment 1611, from commit + -ment. (Anglo-Fr. had commettement.) Meaning "the committing of oneself" is attested from 1793; hence, "an obligation" (1864).