commitment
noun.
the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose
a man of energy and commitment
Synonym: committedness
noun.
the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
his long commitment to public service|they felt no loyalty to a losing team
noun.
an engagement by contract involving financial obligation
his business commitments took him to London
noun.
a message that makes a pledge
Synonym: dedication
noun.
the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)