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Recommit   /rɪkˈɑmɪt/  /rˌikəmˈɪt/   Listen
Recommit

verb
1.
Commit once again, as of a crime.
2.
Commit again.
3.
Send back to a committee.






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"Recommit" Quotes from Famous Books



... behalf of the purchaser, John Kerr. A long conversation ensued, in which the opinion of York and Talbot was quoted. Mr. Sharp made his observations. Certain lawyers who were present seemed to be staggered at the case, but inclined rather to recommit the prisoner: the lord mayor, however, discharged Strong, as he had been taken up without ...
— The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the - Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) • Thomas Clarkson

... Russell yesterday at Court on this subject, and he said that he had no doubt Peel highly disapproved of their proceedings, and that it was evident he did not pretend to guide them; for one day in the House of Commons he went over to Peel, and said that he meant to recommit (or some such thing, no matter what the particular course was) the Bill that night, and he supposed he would not object. Peel said, 'Oh, no, I don't object,' and as he was going away Peel called him back and said, 'Remember I speak only for myself; I can answer for ...
— The Greville Memoirs - A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Vol. III • Charles C. F. Greville



Words linked to "Recommit" :   entrust, trust, refer, confide, commit, pull, perpetrate, intrust



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