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com·mend / kəˈmend/ • v. [tr.] 1. (often be commended) praise formally or officially: he was commended by the judge for his courageous actions. ∎  present as suitable for approval or acceptance; recommend: I commend her to you without reservation. ∎  cause to be acceptable or pleasing: this recording has a lot to commend it. 2. (commend someone/something to) entrust someone or something to: I commend them to your care.

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A. give in trust or charge;

B. approve conduct or character OF. XIV. — L. commendāre, f. COM- (intensive) + mandāre commit, entrust (see MANDATE). In earlier ME. command, like OF. comander, was used in this sense.
So commendable XIV. — (O)F. — L. commendation XIII. — (O)F. — L. commendatory XVI. — late L.

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