Definition of committed in US English:



  • Feeling dedication and loyalty to a cause, activity, or job; wholeheartedly dedicated.

    ‘a committed reformer’
    • ‘One of that small group of committed people was a man named Mike, a really good guy who cared deeply about the hometown he loved and the people in it.’
    • ‘We are lucky to have some dedicated and committed personnel within our ranks and these are people who give of their time voluntarily and without the input of these people our club would be all the poorer.’
    • ‘Three years of hard work and dedication by a committed group of locals have gone into providing the area with a beautiful new facility.’
    • ‘‘The Coastguard has some really nice, extremely committed people in it,’ he said.’
    • ‘It's one of the mightiest political feats of our time, accomplished by a small group of clever and committed people.’
    • ‘None of this success could have been achieved without a happy and professional group of committed people and I am proud of them all.’
    • ‘The dedicated staff at the hospital are certainly doing their best and performing well in difficult circumstances which are certain to lower morale in even the most committed of people.’
    • ‘Tom has been a committed and dedicated campaigner for awareness, facilities and compliance with disability requirements for many years.’
    • ‘And its only when you talk to people who have a relative who has used the hospice service that you get an idea of the dedicated and committed work that they do.’
    • ‘A committed group of people turns out annually and hopefully if the weather is favourable on Sunday next we'll see a good number of walkers to keep up this long tradition.’
    • ‘I enjoyed a lot of the work and met a lot of honest, committed people.’
    • ‘After months of dedicated practice by a committed cast the end result was a superb performance by one and all.’
    • ‘Training for the Olympics is a discipline that only the dedicated and staunchly committed can do.’
    • ‘Mrs. O'Shea was a dedicated wife and mother and a loyal and committed Church person.’
    • ‘She was a very good business woman and a committed family person.’
    • ‘We have scores of dedicated and committed staff members who render an excellent service under circumstances that are sometimes difficult.’
    • ‘Married people, committed people tell their partner where they are not out of obligation, but out of love and a desire to share their lives.’
    • ‘Although most professors felt exhilaration at teaching such committed and dedicated pupils, not all were pleased.’
    • ‘However, we continue to cater for large numbers of boys and girls and are fortunate to be helped by a good number of committed people.’