Incorrect spelling, explanation: one of the rules states that when a verb ends in one vowel and a consonant, the latter one needs to be doubled. That happens in the case of the word committed, whose base form is commit. However, many users of English tend to forget about the rule and they spell it as
commited, which is wrong.
Correct spelling, explanation: the origin of the word committed can be found in Latin, and more precisely in the form committere. The word joined two Latin words – com and mittere – and together they gave the word which could be translated as join or entrust. The word committed appeared in English in Middle English.
Definition of committed:
1. verb – to do something illegal or to devote yourself to something;
Once he left prison, he committed another crime and quickly came back behind bars.
She committed herself to work so much that her husband left her.
Idioms with committed:
1. committed suicide – to kill yourself,
We were all shocked when we found out that he had committed suicide.
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