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com·mit·tal

 (kə-mĭt′l)
n.
1. The act of entrusting: committal of the property to an attorney.
2. The act or an instance of committing to confinement.
3. The act of pledging oneself to a particular view or position: articulated her strong committal to world peace.

committal

(kəˈmɪtəl)
n
(Law) formal the process of committing someone to an institution

com•mit•tal

(kəˈmɪt l)

n.
an act or instance of committing, as to an institution or cause; commitment.
[1615–25]

committal

The act of entrusting something to someone, or of ordering someone to be confined.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.committal - the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
confinement - the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
2.committal - the act of committing a crime
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
Translations
إحالَةٌ إلى سِجْن أو مُؤسَّسه
svěření seuvěznění
fængslingindlæggelse
rábízás
fangelsun; innilokun á hæli
akıl hastanesine kapatmahapse atma

committal

[kəˈmɪtl] N
1. (Jur) committal for trial(auto m de) procesamiento m
committal to prisonencarcelamiento m, (auto m de) prisión f
2. (to mental asylum) → reclusión f
3. (= burial) → entierro m

committal

[kəˈmɪtəl]
n (British) (to prison)incarcération f; (to mental hospital)internement m
modif [proceedings] (to prison)d'incarcération; (to mental hospital)d'internement

committal

n
(to prison, asylum etc) → Einweisung f; his committal for trialseine Überstellung ans Gericht; committal proceedingsgerichtliche Voruntersuchung
(of crime etc)Begehen nt (form)
committal to memoryAuswendiglernen nt; (of single fact)Sicheinprägen nt
(Parl) = commitment b

committal

[kəˈmɪtl] n (to prison) → imprigionamento, carcerazione f; (to mental hospital) → ricovero

commit

(kəˈmit) past tense past participle comˈmitted verb
1. to perform; to do (especially something illegal). He committed the murder when he was drunk.
2. to hand over (a person) to an institution etc for treatment, safekeeping etc. committed to prison.
3. to put (oneself) under a particular obligation. She has committed herself to looking after her dead brother's children till the age of 18.
comˈmitment noun
obligation. She could not take the job because of family commitments.
comˈmittal noun
the act of committing (to an institution).
comˈmitted adjective
pledged to do, or to support, something. He was committed to looking after his uncle; He is a committed socialist.
References in classic literature ?
The girl made a sort of non- committal attempt to see, but the boy did not betray that he was aware of it.
The result of the committal may be readily foreseen.
Horrock with it, but this committal of himself to an opinion fell from him with so little sacrifice of his neutral expression, that the bid might not have been detected as his but for the friendly oaths of Mr.
Under these circumstances, it appears to me, I own, that when he comes before you again (as you informed me he promised to do to-morrow, pending your inquiries, and I think he may be so far relied upon), his committal for some short term as a Vagabond, would be a service to society, and would be a salutary example in a country where--for the sake of those who are, through good and evil report, the Friends and Fathers of the Poor, as well as with a view to that, generally speaking, misguided class themselves--examples are greatly needed.
But for this the family found no cause for committal to the asylum, since such committal would necessarily invalidate what he had done.
He wavered whether or no he should at once issue his warrant for the committal of Neville Landless to jail, under circumstances of grave suspicion; and he might have gone so far as to do it but for the indignant protest of the Minor Canon: who undertook for the young man's remaining in his own house, and being produced by his own hands, whenever demanded.
The disturbed state of the town would be, he knew, a sufficient reason for demanding the murderer's committal to prison before daybreak, as no man could answer for the security of any of the watch-houses or ordinary places of detention; and to convey a prisoner through the streets when the mob were again abroad, would not only be a task of great danger and hazard, but would be to challenge an attempt at rescue.
He even escorted the Bride up-stairs into Mr Merdle's presence; but this must be considered as an act of homage to the sex (of which he was an admirer, being notoriously captivated by the charms of a certain Duchess), and not as a committal of himself with the family.
Presolicitation: Minor construction project #774cn3915-002 furnish all labor material equipment and supervision to replace the existing pavement at committal shelter b; repair stone walls at the flag pole memorial area committal shelter b and the
30am followed by committal at Colwyn Bay Crematorium at 12.
Will friends please meet for service at Pearson Funeral Service, Marsden on Thursday October 15th 2015 at 1:45pm to be followed by committal at Huddersfield Crematorium at 2:45pm.
CARTHAGE, (TAP) - The Presidency of the Republic said, Friday, it "has nothing to do with the committal order issued against comedian Wassim Hrissi and TV host Moez Ben Gharbia.