how to pronounce commend


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of commend is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

commend is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of commend

example pitch curve for pronunciation of commend


test your pronunciation of commend

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of commend

video examples of commend pronunciation

An example use of commend in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… palpable which uh i commend from uh …”

meanings of commend


  1. To recommend.
  2. To congratulate or reward.
  3. To adorn; to set off.
  4. To entrust or commit to the care of someone else.
  5. To praise or acclaim.
  6. To mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and goodwill.


  1. Commendation; praise.
  2. Compliments; greetings.

commend frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word commend occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics commend can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that commend can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

Did this page help you?