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Definition of Commend


  1. To commit, intrust, or give in charge for care or preservation.
  2. To recommend as worthy of confidence or regard; to present as worthy of notice or favorable attention.
  3. To mention with approbation; to praise; as, to commend a person or an act.
  4. To mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and good will.
  5. Commendation; praise.
  6. Compliments; greetings.

Commend Quotations

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
Sigmund Freud

A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.
Thomas Hobbes

To Jesus Christ I commend my soul; Lord Jesus, receive my soul.
Anne Boleyn

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
Thomas Fuller

All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.
Thomas a Kempis
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Commend Translations

commend in Afrikaans is prys
commend in Danish is rose
commend in Dutch is verheerlijken, loven, roemen, prijzen
commend in French is glorifier
commend in German is loben
commend in Italian is elogiare
commend in Norwegian is anbefale, rose
commend in Spanish is alabar
commend in Swedish is kommendera
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