Commend (verb)

  1. To praise highly.
  2. To express approval of.


Late middle english: from old french commander, from latin commendare, from com- "together" + mandare "commit to another"s charge".


  1. The teacher commended the student for her hard work.
  2. The boss commended the employee for her dedication.
  3. The coach commended the team for their effort.
  4. The parent commended the child for her behavior.
  5. The judge commended the lawyer for her professionalism.
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