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Verb: commend  ku'mend
  1. Express approval of
  2. Present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
    "His paintings commend him to the artistic world"
  3. (formal) entrust or commit to the care of someone else
    "I commend my children to you"
  4. Express a good opinion of
    - recommend
  5. Mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
    "commend me to your wife";
    - remember

Derived forms: commended, commends, commending

Type of: advert [rare], bring up, cite, commit, confide, entrust, intrust [archaic], mention, name, portray, praise, present, refer, trust

Encyclopedia: Commend