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{adj: attached, committed} associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
<-> unattached

{adj: available, uncommitted} not busy; not otherwise committed
"he was not available for comment"
"he was available and willing to accompany her"

{adj: committed} bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude
"committed church members"
"a committed Marxist"
<-> uncommitted

{adj: coy} showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
"a politician coy about his intentions"

{adj: floating} not definitely committed to a party or policy
"floating voters"

{adj: fundamental, profound} far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something
"the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"
"the book underwent fundamental changes"
"committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance"
"profound social changes"

{adj: grave, sedate, sober, solemn} dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
"a grave God-fearing man"
"a quiet sedate nature"
"as sober as a judge"
"a solemn promise"
"the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

{adj: institutionalized, institutionalised} officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
"had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents"
<-> noninstitutionalized

{adj: noninstitutionalized, noninstitutionalised} not committed to an institution
<-> institutionalized

{adj: red-handed} in the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act
"caught red-handed"

{adj: sinful, unholy, wicked} having committed unrighteous acts
"a sinful person"

{adj: uncommitted} not bound or pledged
<-> committed

{adv: by heart, by memory} by committing to memory
"she knew the poem by heart"

{adv: guiltily} in the manner of someone who has committed an offense
"she blushed guiltily as she spoke"

{adv: underhandedly, underhand} slyly and secretly
"Mean revenge, committed underhand"- John Donne
"oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the attempt...to align Germany with the Western democracies"- C.G.Bowers

{n: Brunhild, Brunnhilde, Brynhild} a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide

{n: Had crime} (Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran
"Had crimes include apostasy from Islam and murder and theft and adultery"

{n: Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous} the most brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
"Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"

{n: Palestine Islamic Jihad, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, PIJ, Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini} a militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas

{n: Red Army Faction, RAF} a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998

{n: Society of Jesus, Jesuit order} a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship

{n: Systeme International d'Unites, Systeme International, SI system, SI, International System of Units, International System} a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)
"Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d'Unites"

{n: Tazir crime} (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way
"in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation"

{n: actual sin} a sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin)
<-> original sin

{n: alibi} (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question

{n: anticipatory breach, constructive breach} a breach of contract committed prior to the time of required performance

{n: charge} a person committed to your care
"the teacher led her charges across the street"

{n: committal service} service committing a body to the grave
"the committal service will be held next Monday"

{n: corporal punishment} the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime

{n: corpus delicti} the body of evidence that constitute the offence; the objective proof that a crime has been committed (sometimes mistakenly thought to refer to the body of a homicide victim)

{n: criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor} someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime

{n: cruel and unusual punishment} punishment prohibited by the 8th amendment to the U.S. constitution; includes torture or degradation or punishment too severe for the crime committed

{n: cuckoldom} the state of a husband whose wife has committed adultery

{n: cuckold} a man whose wife committed adultery

{n: cybercrime} crime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person's identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs

{n: drive-by killing} homicide committed by shooting from a moving automobile

{n: drumhead court-martial} a military court convened to hear urgent charges of offences committed in action

{n: foul shot, free throw, penalty free throw, charity toss, charity throw, charity shot} an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul

{n: guilt, guiltiness} the state of having committed an offense
<-> innocence

{n: inside job} some transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim
"the police decided that the crime was an inside job"

{n: murder suspect} someone suspected of committing murder

{n: night rider, nightrider} member of a secret mounted band in United States south after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge

{n: original sin} a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
"Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden"
<-> actual sin

{n: parish} the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

{n: perpetration, commission, committal} the act of committing a crime

{n: rape suspect} someone who is suspected of committing rape

{n: robbery suspect} someone suspected of committing robbery

{n: sacrilegiousness} profaneness by virtue of committing sacrilege

{n: sodomy, buggery, anal sex, anal intercourse} intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman

{n: special court-martial} a court-martial to try soldiers for offences less serious that than those committed in action; consists of at least three officers

{n: tort-feasor, tortfeasor} a party who has committed a tort

{n: traitor, treasonist} someone who betrays his country by committing treason

{n: war crime} a crime committed in wartime; violation of rules of war

{v: commit suicide} kill oneself
"the terminally ill patient committed suicide"

{v: commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge} cause to be admitted ; of persons to an institution
"After the second episode, she had to be committed"
"he was committed to prison"

{v: dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame} bring shame or dishonor upon
"he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
<-> honor

{v: explain} define
"The committe explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean"

{v: give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote} give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
"She committed herself to the work of God"
"give one's talents to a good cause"
"consecrate your life to the church"

{v: hold} remain committed to
"I hold to these ideas"

{v: remit, remand, send back} refer (a matter or legal case) to another committe or authority or court for decision

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