Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb commend

5 senses of commend

Sense 1
commend -- (express approval of)
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

Sense 2
commend -- (present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence; "His paintings commend him to the artistic world")
       => portray, present -- (represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting")

Sense 3
commend -- (give to in charge; "I commend my children to you")
       => entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit -- (confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God")

Sense 4
commend, recommend -- (express a good opinion of)
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

Sense 5
commend, remember -- (mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship; "Remember me to your wife")
       => mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer -- (make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention")

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