Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commend. (verb)
Examples of word commends
Full-face motorcycle helmets, as their name commends, cover the rider's head and face, with an acrylic covering for the view port in front.
Augustin commends two of these savage saints of the Isle of
That is, an inventor or a thoughtful workman works out a new and better way to serve some established human need; the idea commends itself, and people want to avail themselves of it.
I just listened to Clinton's speech a second time, and any praise, if you can call it that, occurs at 4: 05 when she "commends" Obama and his supporters, but only in respect to them being a part of a "historic race."
And, of course, the only kind of work recognized will be such as commends itself to the authorities.