Translation of commit in Spanish:

commit

cometer, v.

Pronunciation /kəˈmɪt//kəˈmɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (perpetrate)
    (fraud/error/sin/crime) cometer
    to commit suicide suicidarse
    • Based on these charges, state prosecutors intend to prove the defendant committed acts of criminal fraud, conspiracy, and deception.
    • Yobs committing criminal acts or anti-social behaviour can be banned for up to a year and will have their photographs circulated to all members in the scheme.
    • This punishment ensures that a criminal pays for his crime, stops that criminal from committing any other crimes and thus protects innocent victims.
    • He said police wanted to encourage people not to take the law into their own hands when a crime was committed, but to hand the perpetrators over to the authorities.
    • There is no evidence anyone intended to commit a crime or engage in wrongdoing.
    • Thirdly, the accused is present when the crime is committed by the perpetrator.
    • They will commit immoral acts for their organisations they might not consider committing for themselves.
    • In the end, he confessed to actually committing a crime.
    • Peers have also been proven to have an effect on students who commit violent acts on school grounds.
    • John glared at Nigel as if he'd committed some heinous act or crime against him.
    • More criminals than ever before are carrying weapons to commit crimes.
    • I am afraid I simply cannot do this in the knowledge that they are likely to be committing acts which will breach international law.
    • He faces charges of attempted murder and aiding the enemy and conspiracy to commit war crimes.
    • At present, officers can generally arrest people if they suspect them of committing an offence which carries at least five years in prison.
    • He was subsequently charged for willfully committing an indecent act in a public place, which carried a sentence of four months in jail.
    • The question remains as to why these gruesome war crimes and massacres were committed against the civil population?
    • Our law allows for a person to be prosecuted for carrying out torture, even if the crime was committed abroad.
    • I'm grateful it has taught me not to commit such immoral acts.
    • I had committed neither crimes nor acts of civil disobedience.
    • On each occasion, magistrates had warned him that he could be resentenced for his crimes if he committed another offence within a year.
  • 2

    (funds/time/resources)
    (assign)
    asignar
    consignar formal
    her remains were committed to the grave sus restos recibieron sepultura formal
    • to commit sth to sb's care confiar algo al cuidado de algn
    • to commit sth/sb to the flames entregar algo/a algn a las llamas
    • to commit sth to memory memorizar algo
    • to commit sth to paper / writing poner algo por escrito
    • To be honest, I'm incredibly lucky that I grew up a decade before teenagers started committing their rantings to the Internet.
    • If you saw this film, you're probably still squeamish about committing family activities to video tape.
    • The ability to complete the circuit from reading to published opinion in just a few clicks allows, and almost demands that we forego a space of time to step back and reflect and discuss before committing our reactions to words.
    • He lay on the grass and stroked it as if committing its texture to memory.
    • ‘Publish and be damned’ is a phrase that some of us are familiar with and this very potential damnation stops many from committing their ideas to paper.
    • The physical process of committing these ideas to some form of permanent record relies on the ability to capture that image, to write the words, to read music, to handle the paintbrush in the desired way.
    • The entire secondary school system is based on students committing answers to memory and reproducing them in the finals.
    • Odds are they have committed it to paper or canvas.
    • For a fortnight, toddlers at St Andrew's had been busy committing rhymes to memory in preparation for their big performance.
    • Unfortunately I was in Anglesey with no means of committing my thoughts to anything permanent, and now, after a four and a half hour drive back two hours of which were spent on the M6, my brain isn't functioning at it's usual level.
    • Honesty, Amos says, is one of the advantages of committing her autobiography to CD rather than to paper.
    • I hesitated before committing those words to pixels, because I knew what the response would be - universal condemnation.
  • 3

    to commit sb to an psychiatric hospital internar a algn en un manicomio
    • he was committed (to prison) fue encarcelado
    • she was committed for / to trial se dictó auto de enjuiciamiento
    • In my judgment neither the conclusion that the court was vested with jurisdiction to commit him to prison for contempt, nor the decision to exercise the power in the particular circumstances of the case are open to criticism.
    • The head magistrate said the court had insufficient powers to deal with the case, and he was committed to Swindon Crown Court for sentencing.
    • On 2 September 1997 he applied for an order to commit Mr Rabinowicz to prison for ‘perjury, and misleading the court’.
    • And unless someone is committed to a psychiatric facility as mentally ill, adults in this country have the right to refuse mental health services.
    • But the voices continued to bedevil her, and later that year she was committed to Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.
    • A vagrant who lived rough for a time in Stromness was committed to a psychiatric hospital on Friday, after a sheriff in Wick rejected a plea to grant the man the freedom to return to his nomadic lifestyle in Orkney.
    • At least 18 people were wrongly committed by Highland doctors, according to a whistle-blower who claims she has since been forced out of her job as a medical records officer.
    • The judge may at any time revoke an order committing a person to prison under this section and, if he is already in custody, order his discharge.
    • They have resulted in a final order committing the applicant to prison.
    • Earlier this week, the magistrates committed Murdoch to stand trial saying he had a case to answer on all three charges.
    • He will continue to hear evidence on their behalf next week before deciding whether to commit them to stand trial.
    • The bench found the prosecution case proved and committed him to the crown court for sentencing.
    • Louisiana, a defendant had been committed to a state mental hospital after a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity.
    • This was his last public appearance before he was committed to a psychiatric hospital on Sunday.
    • When he engaged in a hunger strike, the authorities committed him to a hospital where he was force fed, involuntarily sedated, handcuffed and sometimes strapped to his bed for long periods.
    • There is, however, no power to commit a defaulter to prison.
    • But she recalls the day her family made the difficult decision to commit her to a psychiatric ward.
    • To enforce the undertaking Naomi must apply for an order committing Mark to prison for breach.
    • If one considers the last situation, the magistrates' court which committed a defendant will not have made any order as to costs.
    • After a magistrate committed him to trial, the office of the Director for Public Prosecutions, or DPP in Queensland, decided not to proceed with the cases.
    • Last week, the judge at his trial committed him to the State mental hospital and said stringent criteria should be imposed on his release.
    • The therapist and his supervisor decided to commit Poddar to hospital and called the police to help.
    • We now believe he has been committed to that psychiatric unit.
    • Magistrates decided their powers of sentence were insufficient to deal with the man and committed him to Hull Crown Court for sentence.
    • I certainly would not concede that the Order upon which, for the many proven breaches of it, you were committed to prison, was unlawful.
    • The Tribunal heard Marie was so concerned about him, she had him arrested under the Mental Treatment Act and considered committing him to a psychiatric hospital against his will.
    • And what if she had been committed to a mental hospital for the rest of her life?
    • He dotes on her and refuses to believe that she is ill until her parents commit her to the hospital.
    • Adela accuses him of insulting her in the Caves, he is committed to prison and stands trial.
    • But, generally speaking, once people are committed to prison they are in the hands of the Executive Government.
    • He admitted all the charges and district judge Simon Cooper committed him to the Crown Court for sentencing, warning that all options, including custody, were open.
    • A few years ago, she was committed to a mental hospital after a few failed suicide attempts.
    • He has been committed to stand trial over the alleged murder of a British backpacker.
    • Following the preliminary inquiry, he was committed to trial.
    • He was committed to stand trial for the attempted murder of his wife, but he took his own life six days ago.
    • It is a matter of great regret to me as well as to the Deputies that five persons have been committed to prison by the High Court.
    • He admitted the offences in November when he appeared before magistrates in Selby, who committed him to York Crown Court yesterday for sentence.
    • The preliminary inquiry judge exceeded her jurisdiction in committing him to trial for the more serious charge.
    • Those events led authorities to commit Wolfli to the Waldau Psychiatric Clinic near Bern in 1895, where he was diagnosed as schizophrenic and remained in residence until his death 35 years later.
    • The magistrates committed her to Preston Crown Court for sentence after ruling their powers of punishment were insufficient.
    • Psychiatric nurses often have to escort patients whose families are committing them to hospital against their will.
    • Is there arguably a Parliamentary scheme that you get the diversionary system in the Magistrate's Court and you do not get it if you are committed to the District Court?
    • Unless the court makes such a grant, the appeal process is exhausted with the result that, in cases such as the present, there is a final order committing the applicant to prison.
    • Her family had tried repeatedly to get her into treatment, but she had refused to go, and California had no law that would enable them to commit her to a hospital against her will.
    • If, however, the fugitive is committed to prison, the Act contemplates that he may seek to challenge that warrant by habeas corpus proceedings.
    • Gray agreed to follow a three-year psychiatric community rehabilitation order committing him to constant appraisal, as well as treatment to raise his self-esteem.
    • A third of prison entrants were committed to prison for the first time.
    • Do you know that for a refusal to answer questions I can commit you to prison for contempt?
    • Even so there seemed to be enough evidence to commit him to stand trial at Port Augusta.
    • She pleaded guilty to the offences at Dewsbury Magistrates Court on October 22 when she was committed to the Crown Court for sentencing.
    • She had admitted the remaining charges at York Magistrates' Court, which committed her to the Crown Court for sentence.
    • The year after his father's death in 1856 he was committed to the Maine Insane Hospital, where he died many years later.
    • A woman named Slava Denisov was committed to a psychiatric hospital for collecting signatures on a petition against the war.
    • She refused to consent to being bound over and the justices committed her to prison pursuant to section 115 of the 1980 Act.
    • That is to say a man would be committed to prison until such time as he purged his contempt by complying with the order.
    • He has a previous conviction for grievous bodily harm in 1999, and admitted assaulting her causing actual bodily harm, but the magistrates decided to commit him to Swindon Crown Court for sentencing.
    • Magistrates had committed her to Preston Crown Court for sentence.
    • With respect to an appropriate program to help him with his very severe problems, the Society could have brought application to the court for an order committing him to a secure treatment centre.
  • 4

    (in government)
    someter a la consideración de una comisión
    • I happily commit this bill to the select committee.
    • I intend to speak to a proposed motion to amend the resolution to commit the bill to select committee.
    • I commit the bill to the select committee for consideration.
  • 5

    (bind)
    comprometer
    obligar
    that would commit us to the purchase eso nos comprometería / obligaría a efectuar la compra
    • to commit sb to -ing /+ inf comprometer / obligar a algn a + inf
    • the pact commits both nations to ... con la firma del pacto ambas naciones se comprometen a ...
    • We are committed to international cooperation rather than unilateral policies.
    • ‘In my day we were committed, dedicated and professional,’ he said.
    • While she is yet to define her role with the organisation, she is committed enough to take the first step.
    • And don't forget, the power of networks is in how many people are on them, and how committed those people are.
    • The new constitution commits the Member States to a common defence and security policy.
    • Now she's committed to change people's lives through information and communication technology.
    • We are committed to working for people to have more local control over the economic decisions that affect their lives.
    • There is also a real recognition that developed nations, committing funds to assist developing ones, need re-assurance that the cash will be well and effectively spent.
    • Though people are already committed to other fundraising projects, she encourages everyone to work together to raise the money by September next year.
    • And of course, he is absolutely committed to doing everything he can to get the message out as to why Al and Joe would be so good for the country.
    • We are committed to helping more people get the skills and confidence they need to start their own business.
    • And of course, we're committed to helping them as much as we can.
    • They should be people committed to the local Christian community.
    • The likelihood of success is so great because you can pick an event you are personally committed to, like my lifelong goal of swimming a mile.
    • I am personally committed to working toward the establishment of these centers.
    • Whether it is running a company, running a mile or organising a dinner party, he is equally committed to perfection.
    • While most healthcare workers were committed and dedicated to their profession, some still used lack of resources as an excuse to let standards slip.
    • We are committed to increasing the membership, morale, organisation and fighting strength of the union movement.
    • I think people are really committed to participating this time.
    • I am personally committed to the route of dialogue and debate instead of boycotts.
    • We are committed to our organization, to our profession, and to our patients.

reflexive verb

  • 1

    (bind)
    comprometerse
    to commit oneself to -ing /+ inf comprometerse a + inf
  • 2

    (state views)
    comprometerse
    he wouldn't commit himself no quiso comprometerse