How to use Commits in a sentence
In Austria, whoever commits blasphemy by speech or writing is liable to imprisonment for any term from six months up to ten years, according to the seriousness of the offence.
The tough but flexible coarse grey paper (German Fliesspapier), upon which on the Continent specimens are commonly fixed by gummed strips of the same, is less hygroscopic than ordinary cartridge paper, but has the disadvantage of affording harbourage in the inequalities of its surface to a minute insect, Atropos pulsatoria, which commits great havoc in damp specimens, and which, even if noticed, cannot be dislodged without difficulty.
The bishop, by the act of institution, commits to the clerk the cure of souls attached to the office to which the benefice is annexed.
The caution of Gelasius was not long preserved; Gregory of Tours, for example, asserts that the saint's relics actually existed in the French village of Le Maine, where many miracles were wrought by means of them; and Bede, while still explaining that the Gesta Georgii are reckoned apocryphal, commits himself to the statement that the martyr was beheaded under Dacian, king of Persia, whose wife Alexandra, however, adhered to the Christian faith.
He devotes himself more exclusively to the little body of his faithful friends and commits his mission to them.Advertisement
In this natural state man, who even before he actually sins is a sinner before God by original or inherited sin, commits manifold actual transgressions; but he is not absolutely without power of will towards good, and is not always doing evil.
In the Persian tradition the crime of Cambyses is the murder of his brother; he is further accused of drunkenness, in which he commits many crimes, and thus accelerates his ruin.
And before this date William the Conqueror had ordered that "every one who wishes to be regarded as free must be in a pledge, and that the pledge must hold and bring him to justice if he commits any offence"; and the laws of Henry I.
In the one chapter (xii.) where the writer ventures to detach himself from these works he commits glaring historical blunders.
Once the addict commits to change, former addicts turned rehabilitation coaches lead the addict through the desert.Advertisement
This group of criminally involved problem users commits very large amounts of shoplifting, burglary and other crime to finance drug purchases.
Heinrich Himmler German leader of the SS commits suicide while in British captivity.
But when Spike commits a terrible crime, Heaton decides to stand by him an act of astonishing, almost foolhardy loyalty.
Anyone who commits forgery in that context is guilty of a criminal offense.
Each of the young robins commits some infraction over the following days, save only Pecksy.Advertisement
If he commits larceny at all, as he seldom does, it is always grand larceny, never petty.
If someone commits a misdemeanor, they might go into jail overnight.
Josephus commits himself to a fairly precise date for the closing of the Canon.
Quine famously claimed that the use of higher-order quantifiers commits to sets, irrespective of the intended subject matter of the theory.
A few days after his death, Komurasaki breaks out from her prison in the Yoshiwara and commits self-immolation on his grave.Advertisement
Find some official statistics from the computer or from a book about who commits the most crime.
Finally, his wife commits suicide, joining him in death.
When he confronts the villain, the man commits suicide.
No truthful man, however much he may love the bird, will gainsay the depredations on fruit and eggs that it at times commits; but the gardeners and gamekeepers of Britain, instead of taking a few simple steps to guard their charge from injury, deliberately adopt methods of wholesale destruction - methods that in the case of this species are only too easy and too effectual--by proffering temptation to trespass which it is not in jay-nature to resist, and accordingly the bird runs great chance of total extirpation.
To a man not swayed by passion that welfare is never certain, but he who commits such a crime always knows just where that welfare lies.Advertisement
There is no step, no crime or petty fraud he commits, which in the mouths of those around him is not at once represented as a great deed.
He commits sacrilege in the temple where the Jews have set up their worship.
Primary Infringement Secondary Infringement Primary infringement is when someone directly commits an infringing act or authorizes someone else to do so.
If a person commits a crime with malice, they did it on purpose.
For every person who successfully commits suicide, there are between 30 and 50 attempts.
A juvenile delinquent is a minor who commits some sort of crime, usually a smaller one such as stealing or trespassing.
A suspicious celebrity death, high profile divorce, or when someone commits a serious crime - these are the big celeb scandals that have a long back story, and the mysteries unfold as the days pass by.
Whether it's a celebrity who is murdered or a star who commits the crime, news of these tragedies is always shocking to fans.
Though it's primarily associated with the coldest months of the year, it's not a color that necessarily commits itself to any specific season.
Every organization that commits themselves to making the world a better place regularly asks the age old non-profit question - how do we raise the money we need by the time we need it?
A commitment to abstinence - These are referred to as purity promise rings in which the wearer commits his or herself to abstaining from sex until marriage.
When buying jewelry at an auction, the buyer commits to purchasing the item there and then on the day.
Michael kills a nurse one day and his mother, stricken with grief, commits suicide.
Once a dealership or used car lot commits to taking your vehicle on trade, they have mechanical inspections and reconditioning services to perform, which cost them significant money.
Jesus is crucified - although notably the play does not depict the Resurrection - and Judas, consumed with guilt and angry at God, commits suicide.
After just a few moments of exposure to Marvin's depressed state, the car commits suicide, saving the crew.
Edith Shipton commits suicide just like Annie Quincy did.
On the other hand, in discussing the ontological argument, Lotze commits himself to a moral a priori (below, ad fin.).
On the Congo, if a man commits a murder, the community votes whether he shall die or be expelled; if the latter, a victim is killed, of which all must partake; but this is not, as might be imagined, a case of Robertson Smith's piaculum for the re-establishment of the tribal bond; for the criminal is driven out of the community.
The historic importance of this event gave rise to the phrase "crossing the Rubicon" for a step which definitely commits a person to a given course of action.
Codex Sinaiticus, codex Sinaiticus, Codex Ephraemi, Codex Regius Whoever divorces his wife, except for fornication, and marries another commits adultery.