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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mend /kəˈmɛnd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mend v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commended; p. pr. & vb. n. Commending.]
 1. To commit, intrust, or give in charge for care or preservation.
    His eye commends the leading to his hand.   --Shak.
    Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.   --Luke xxiii. 46.
 2. To recommend as worthy of confidence or regard; to present as worthy of notice or favorable attention.
    Among the objects of knowledge, two especially commend themselves to our contemplation.   --Sir M. Hale.
    I commend unto you Phebe our sister.   --Rom. xvi. 1.
 3. To mention with approbation; to praise; as, to commend a person or an act.
    Historians commend Alexander for weeping when he read the actions of Achilles.   --Dryden.
 4. To mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and good will. [Archaic]
    Commend me to my brother.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mend, n.
 1. Commendation; praise. [Obs.]
    Speak in his just commend.   --Shak.
 2. pl. Compliments; greetings. [Obs.]
    Hearty commends and much endeared love to you.   --Howell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: express approval of
      2: present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence; "His
         paintings commend him to the artistic world"
      3: give to in charge; "I commend my children to you"
      4: express a good opinion of [syn: recommend]
      5: mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship;
         "Remember me to your wife" [syn: remember]