commit something to memory

to study something carefully so that you can remember it exactly

He committed the entire letter to memory.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • commit something to memory — phrase to study something carefully so that you can remember it exactly He committed the entire letter to memory. Thesaurus: to memorize something, or to try to remember somethingsynonym Main entry: commit * * * commit (something) to memory …   Useful english dictionary

  • commit something to memory — commit (something) to memory to make yourself remember something. I haven t got a pen to write down your phone number I ll just have to commit it to memory …   New idioms dictionary

  • commit to memory — To learn by heart, memorize • • • Main Entry: ↑commit * * * commit (something) to memory : to learn (something) so that you remember it perfectly : to memorize (something) I committed the poem to memory …   Useful english dictionary

  • commit to memory — commit (something) to memory to make yourself remember something. I haven t got a pen to write down your phone number I ll just have to commit it to memory …   New idioms dictionary

  • commit — com|mit W2S2 [kəˈmıt] v past tense and past participle committed present participle committing ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(crime)¦ 2 commit suicide 3 commit adultery 4¦(say you will do something)¦ 5¦(relationship)¦ 6¦(money/time)¦ 7¦(for trial)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • commit — [[t]kəmɪ̱t[/t]] ♦♦ commits, committing, committed 1) VERB If someone commits a crime or a sin, they do something illegal or bad. [V n] I have never committed any crime... [V n] This is a man who has committed murder. [V n] ...the temp …   English dictionary

  • commit — com|mit [ kə mıt ] verb *** ▸ 1 do something illegal/wrong ▸ 2 (make someone) agree to something ▸ 3 say something/someone will be used ▸ 4 send someone to prison ▸ 5 in relationships ▸ 6 state someone is mentally ill ▸ 7 put someone/something in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • commit */*/*/ — UK [kəˈmɪt] / US verb Word forms commit : present tense I/you/we/they commit he/she/it commits present participle committing past tense committed past participle committed Get it right: commit: Don t write the ed and ing forms of commit with only …   English dictionary

  • memory — [[t]me̱məri[/t]] ♦♦ memories 1) N VAR: oft poss N Your memory is your ability to remember things. All the details of the meeting are fresh in my memory... He d a good memory for faces, and he was sure he hadn t seen her before... But locals with… …   English dictionary

  • commit — [kə mit′] vt. committed, committing [ME committen < L committere, to bring together, commit < com , together + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign [we commit his fame to… …   English World dictionary

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