Definition of commend:
pass, commemorate, contribute, make a favorable impression (on someone), think back, look kindly on something, pat someone on the back, be really/quite something, yield, recommend, stand out, give, take your breath away, hand, call up, deliver, pay someone a compliment, entrust, think of, transmit, part with, retrieve, vest, urge, commit, sing someone's/something's praises, OK, assign, support, be an inspiration to someone, recognize, delegate, relegate, lavish, exceed (someone's) expectations, confer, transfer, consign, recollect, make an impression, repose, trust, consent, leave, laud, accredit, advocate, distribute, think, confide, condone, hand over, remember, give over, help, turn over, give something/someone the green light, put someone/something in the shade, recall, knock your socks off, call back, present.
- "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
Its methods may not commend themselves in an age of physical and mechanical sciences, its aim may not commend itself at a time when splendid discoveries in the physical world blur the importance of an interpretation of moral and social relations.- "Tragedy", Ashley H. Thorndike.
- "Balzac", Frederick Lawton.