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     v 1: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation:
          "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery" [syn: perpetrate,
     2: 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" [syn: give, dedicate, devote]
     3: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After
        the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was
        committed to prison" [syn: institutionalize, institutionalise,
         send, charge]
     4: To confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with
        the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God" [syn: entrust,
         intrust, trust, confide]
     5: make an investment; "Put money into bonds" [syn: invest, put,
         place] [ant: divest]