(r?k`?m*m?nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recommended; p. pr. & vb. n. Recommending.] [Pref. re- + commend: cf. F. recommander.] 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.
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Mcenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus, whose praises . . . have made him precious to posterity.
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2. To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
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A decent boldness ever meets with friends,
Succeeds, and e'en a stranger recommends.
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3. To commit; to give in charge; to commend.
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Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
Acts xv. 40.
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