commit vs pull what difference

what is difference between commit and pull

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin committō (to bring together, join, compare, commit (a wrong), incur, give in charge, etc.), from com- (together) + mittō (to send). See mission.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kəˈmɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt
  • Hyphenation: com‧mit

Verb

commit (third-person singular simple present commits, present participle committing, simple past and past participle committed)

  1. (transitive) To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to entrust; to consign; used with to or formerly unto.
  2. (transitive) To put in charge of a jailer; to imprison.
  3. (transitive) To have (a person) enter an establishment, such as a hospital or asylum, as a patient.
  4. (transitive) To do (something bad); to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault.
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) To enter into a contest; to match; often followed by with.
  6. (transitive, intransitive) To pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger by some decisive act or preliminary step. (Traditionally used only reflexively but now also without oneself etc.)
    • 8 March, 1769, Junius, letter to the Duke of Grafton
      You might have satisfied every duty of political friendship, without committing the honour of your sovereign.
    • 1803, John Marshall, The Life of George Washington
      Any sudden assent to the proposal [] might possibly be considered as committing the faith of the United States.
  7. (transitive, computing) To make a set of changes permanent.
  8. (transitive, obsolete, Latinism) To confound.
  9. (obsolete, intransitive) To commit an offence; especially, to fornicate.
  10. (obsolete, intransitive) To be committed or perpetrated; to take place; to occur.

Derived terms

  • commit suicide
  • commit to memory
  • committable
  • committed
  • committer
  • committible
  • committing magistrate
  • go commit

Related terms

  • commission
  • commitment
  • committal
  • committee
  • noncommittal
  • mission

Translations

References

Further reading

  • commit in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • commit in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Noun

commit (plural commits)

  1. (computing) The act of committing (e.g. a database transaction or source code into a source control repository), making it a permanent change.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.mi/

Verb

commit

  1. third-person singular past historic of commettre


English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: po͝ol, IPA(key): /pʊl/
  • Hyphenation: pull
  • Rhymes: -ʊl

Etymology

Verb from Middle English pullen, from Old English pullian (to pull, draw, tug, pluck off). Related to West Frisian pûlje (to shell, husk), Middle Dutch pullen (to drink), Middle Dutch polen (to peel, strip), Low German pulen (to pick, pluck, pull, tear, strip off husks), Icelandic púla (to work hard, beat).

Noun from Middle English pul, pull, pulle, from the verb pullen (to pull).

Verb

pull (third-person singular simple present pulls, present participle pulling, simple past and past participle pulled)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To apply a force to (an object) so that it comes toward the person or thing applying the force.
    • He put forth his hand [] and pulled her in.
  2. To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward oneself; to pluck.
  3. (transitive) To attract or net; to pull in.
    • 2002, Marcella Ridlen Ray, Changing and Unchanging Face of United States Civil Society
      Television, a favored source of news and information, pulls the largest share of advertising monies.
    • 2011, Russell Simmons, ‎Chris Morrow, Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All
      While the pimp can always pull a ho with his magnetism, he can never pull a nun. The nun is too in touch with her own compassionate and honest spirit to react to a spirit as negative and deceitful as that of the pimp.
  4. (transitive, intransitive, Britain, Ireland, slang) To persuade (someone) to have sex with one.
  5. (transitive) To remove (something), especially from public circulation or availability.
  6. (transitive) To retrieve or generate for use.
    • 2006, Michael Bellomo, Joel Elad, How to Sell Anything on Amazon…and Make a Fortune!
      They’ll go through their computer system and pull a report of all your order fulfillment records for the time period you specify.
  7. (transitive, informal) To do or perform.
  8. (with ‘a’ and the name of a person, place, event, etc.) To copy or emulate the actions or behaviour that is associated with the person or thing mentioned.
  9. To toss a frisbee with the intention of launching the disc across the length of a field.
  10. (intransitive) To row.
    • 1874, Marcus Clarke, For the Term of His Natural Life Chapter VI
  11. (transitive, rowing) To achieve by rowing on a rowing machine.
    It had been a sort of race hitherto, and the rowers, with set teeth and compressed lips, had pulled stroke for stroke.
  12. To draw apart; to tear; to rend.
    • He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces; he hath made me desolate.
    • 2009, Ardie A. Davis, ‎Chef Paul Kirk, America’s Best BBQ (page 57)
      If you are going to pull or chop the pork butt, take it out of the smoker when the meat is in the higher temperature range, put it in a large pan, and let it rest, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes. Using heavy-duty dinner forks, pull the pork butt to shreds.
  13. (transitive) To strain (a muscle, tendon, ligament, etc.).
  14. (video games, transitive, intransitive) To draw (a hostile non-player character) into combat, or toward or away from some location or target.
    • 2003 April 9, “Richard Lawson” (username), “Monual’s Willful Ignorance”, in alt.games.everquest, Usenet:
      …we had to clear a long hallway, run up half way, pull the boss mob to us, and engage.
    • 2004 October 18, “Stush” (username), “Re: focus pull”, in alt.games.dark-age-of-camelot, Usenet:
      Basically buff pet, have it pull lots of mobs, shield pet, chain heal pet, have your aoe casters finish off hurt mobs once pet gets good aggro.
    • 2005 August 2, “Brian” (username), “Re: How to tank Stratholme undead pulls?”, in alt.games.warcraft, Usenet:
      This is the only thing that should get you to break off from your position, is to pull something off the healer.
    • 2007 April 10, “John Salerno” (username), “Re: Managing the Command Buttons”, in alt.games.warcraft, Usenet:
      You could also set a fire trap, pull the mob toward it, then send in your pet….
    • 2008 August 18, “Mark (newsgroups)” (username), “Re: I’m a priest now!”, in alt.games.warcraft, Usenet:
      Shield yourself, pull with Mind Blast if you want, or merely pull with SW:P to save mana, then wand, fear if you need to, but use the lowest rank fear.
  15. (Britain) To score a certain number of points in a sport.
    How many points did you pull today, Albert?
  16. (horse-racing) To hold back, and so prevent from winning.
    The favourite was pulled.
  17. (printing, dated) To take or make (a proof or impression); so called because hand presses were worked by pulling a lever.
  18. (cricket, golf) To strike the ball in a particular manner. (See noun sense.)
    • 1888, Robert Henry Lyttelton, Cricket Chapter 2
      Never pull a straight fast ball to leg.
  19. (Britain) To draw beer from a pump, keg, or other source.
  20. (rail transportation, US, of a railroad car) To pull out from a yard or station; to leave.
  21. (now chiefly Scotland, England and US regional) To pluck or pick (flowers, fruit etc.).
    • 1751, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, I.19:
      He and some of his companions one day entered a garden in the suburbs, and having indulged their appetites, desired to know what satisfaction they must make for the fruit they had pulled.

Synonyms

  • (apply force to (something) so it comes toward): drag, tow, tug, yank
  • (slang: to persuade to have sex with one): score
  • (to remove from circulation): recall, withdraw, yank
  • (to do, to perform): carry out, complete, do, execute, perform
  • (to retrieve or generate for use): generate, get, get hold of, get one’s hands on, lay one’s hands on, obtain, retrieve
  • (to succeed in finding a person with whom to have sex.): score

Antonyms

  • (apply force to (something) so it comes towards one): push, repel, shove

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

See also pulling

Translations

Interjection

pull

  1. (sports) Command used by a target shooter to request that the target be released/launched.

Noun

pull (countable and uncountable, plural pulls)

  1. An act of pulling (applying force toward oneself)
    • I found myself suddenly awaked with a violent pull upon the ring, which was fastened at the top of my box.
  2. An attractive force which causes motion towards the source
  3. (figuratively, by extension) An advantage over somebody; means of influencing.
  4. Any device meant to be pulled, as a lever, knob, handle, or rope
  5. (slang, dated) Something in one’s favour in a comparison or a contest.
  6. Appeal or attraction (e.g. of a movie star)
  7. (Internet, uncountable) The situation where a client sends out a request for data from a server, as in server pull, pull technology
  8. A journey made by rowing
    • 1874, Marcus Clarke, For the Term of His Natural Life Chapter V
      As Blunt had said, the burning ship lay a good twelve miles from the Malabar, and the pull was a long and a weary one. Once fairly away from the protecting sides of the vessel that had borne them thus far on their dismal journey, the adventurers seemed to have come into a new atmosphere.
  9. (dated) A contest; a struggle.
    • 1602, Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwall
      this wrastling pull betweene Corineus and Gogmagog, is reported to have befallen at Douer.
  10. (obsolete, poetic) Loss or violence suffered.
  11. (colloquial) The act of drinking; a mouthful or swig of a drink.
  12. (cricket) A type of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the on side; a pull shot.
    • 1887, R. A. Proctor, Longman’s Magazine
      The pull is not a legitimate stroke, but bad cricket.
  13. (golf) A mishit shot which travels in a straight line and (for a right-handed player) left of the intended path.
  14. (printing, historical) A single impression from a handpress.
  15. (printing) A proof sheet.

Synonyms

  • (act of pulling): tug, yank
  • (attractive force): attraction
  • (device meant to be pulled): handle, knob, lever, rope
  • (influence): influence, sway
  • (a puff on a cigarette): drag, toke (marijuana cigarette)

Antonyms

  • (act of pulling): push, shove
  • (attractive force): repulsion
  • (device meant to be pulled): button, push, push-button
  • (influence):

Derived terms

  • ring-pull
  • rug-pull

Related terms

  • on the pull
  • pull cord
  • ring-pull, ring pull

Translations


Estonian

Etymology

From Low German bulle.

Noun

pull (genitive pulli, partitive pulli)

  1. bull
  2. ox

Declension


French

Etymology

Clipping of pull-over, from English pullover.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pyl/, /pul/

Noun

pull m (plural pulls)

  1. pullover

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