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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.