Etymology
Advertisement

committed (adj.)

1590s, "entrusted, delegated," past-participle adjective from commit (v.). Meaning "characterized by commitment" is from 1948.

updated on February 03, 2018

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of committed from WordNet

committed (adj.)
bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude;
a committed Marxist
committed church members
committed (adj.)
associated in an exclusive sexual relationship;
Synonyms: attached
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.