Commitment etymology


English word commitment comes from English pyramid, English commit

Etymology of commitment

Detailed word origin of commitment

Dictionary entry Language Definition
pyramid English (en) (intransitive) To employ, or take part in, a pyramid scheme.. (transitive, genetics) To combine (a series of genes) into a single genotype.. To build up or be arranged in the form of a pyramid (UK, dated) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot.. (card games) The triangular layout of cards in the game of Pyramid.. (card games, uncountable) . (a [...]
commit English (en) (computing) The act of committing (e.g. a database transaction or source code into a source control repository), making it a permanent change. (computing) To make a set of changes permanent.. (obsolete, Latinism) To confound.. (obsolete, intransitive) To be committed or perpetrated; to take place; to occur.. (obsolete, intransitive) To commit an offence; especially, to fornicate.. [...]
commitment English (en) Act of assuming a financial obligation at a future date.. Being bound emotionally or intellectually to a course of action or to another person or persons.. Official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution.. Perpetration, in a negative manner, as in a crime or mistake.. Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:. State of being pledged or [...]