Recommend

Definition of Recommend

Rec`om`mend´   Pronunciation: r?k`?m`m?nd´
v. t.1.To commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit to another's care, confidence, or acceptance, with favoring representations; to put in a favorable light before any one; to bestow commendation on; as, he recommended resting the mind and exercising the body.
[imp. & p. p. Recommended; p. pr. & vb. n. Recommending.]
Mæcenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus, whose praises . . . have made him precious to posterity.
- Dryden.
2.To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
3.To commit; to give in charge; to commend.
Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
- Acts xv. 40.

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