Would you tell me your opinion concerning the interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
If you are very ill, you have to commit yourself to doctors and nurses.
The prisoner was committed for trial (i.e. sent before the judges to be tried).
The body was committed to the flames, (i.e. burnt)
commit = hand over or give up for safe keeping; entrust; cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
Thanks for your efforts.
There are definitely more expresions with commit of such kind.