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Recomend vs. Recommend: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Aimie Carlson || By Janet White || Updated on March 12, 2024
The incorrect spelling is "Recomend," while the correct spelling is "Recommend." Recommend refers to advising or endorsing something as good or suitable.

Which is correct: Recomend or Recommend

How to spell Recommend?

Recomend is Incorrect

Recommend is Correct


Key Differences

"Recommend" has two 'm's like a 'memo,' which helps you remember what's good.
The word 'commend' is in 'recommend,' which also has two 'm's.
In "Recommend," "mend" is complete, emphasizing fixing or endorsing.
Visualize someone recommending a brand named "M&M" to remember the double 'm.'
Think of "mend" as fixing a situation; two 'm's are better than one to mend.

Correct usage of Recommend

He will recomend his favorite book to you.
He will recommend his favorite book to you.
My teacher did not recomend any sources for the project.
My teacher did not recommend any sources for the project.
I strongly recomend visiting the museum while you're in town.
I strongly recommend visiting the museum while you're in town.
Can you recomend a good restaurant nearby?
Can you recommend a good restaurant nearby?
She will recomend the best course of action for us.
She will recommend the best course of action for us.

Recommend Definitions

Recommend can refer to presenting someone as worthy or qualified.
I recommend Jane for the job opening.
Recommend could mean to suggest a course of action.
The doctor recommends daily exercise.
Recommend means to endorse or advise as a good choice.
I highly recommend this book for history buffs.
Recommend can indicate a general endorsement.
The teacher recommends practicing daily for improvement.
Recommend may also relate to advising against something.
I don't recommend swimming here; the current is strong.
To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse
Recommended him for the job.
Recommended a car instead of an SUV.
To make attractive or acceptable
This book has much to recommend it.
To advise or counsel
She recommended that we be on time.
To commit to the charge of another; entrust
"By these our letters we would have the safety of his person ... recommended to your care" (John Milton).
To give advice or counsel
"recommended against signing an international agreement" (Time).
(transitive) To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.
The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.
(transitive) To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
A city that has much to recommend it.
(transitive) To advise, propose, counsel favorably
The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.
My therapist recommended that I rest the mind and exercise the body.
To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
A medieval oblate's parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery.
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.
Mæcenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus, whose praises . . . have made him precious to posterity.
To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends,Succeeds, and e'en a stranger recommends.
To commit; to give in charge; to commend.
Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
Push for something;
The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
Express a good opinion of
Make attractive or acceptable;
Honesty recommends any person

Recommend Sentences

I recommend trying the chocolate cake; it's delicious.
I recommend drinking plenty of water during your hike.
Can you recommend a movie for family night?
Teachers recommend reading regularly to improve your vocabulary.
I recommend keeping a journal to track your progress.
My parents recommend saving a portion of your allowance each week.
Experts recommend practicing mindfulness for stress reduction.
Teachers recommend participating in class discussions.
They recommend booking tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.


What is the verb form of Recommend?

The verb form is "recommend."

What is the pronunciation of Recommend?

Pronounced as /ˌrɛkəˈmɛnd/.

What is the singular form of Recommend?

"Recommend" is a verb and doesn't have a singular or plural form in that sense.

Which conjunction is used with Recommend?

"That" is commonly used, as in "I recommend that you read this."

Why is it called Recommend?

The word originates from Latin "recommendare," meaning to entrust or commend.

What is the root word of Recommend?

The root is from the Latin word "commendare."

What is the plural form of Recommend?

It doesn't have a plural form as it is a verb.

Which article is used with Recommend?

No article is generally used with the verb "recommend."

Which vowel is used before Recommend?

No specific vowel commonly precedes "Recommend."

Is Recommend a countable noun?

It's not a noun, so it's not countable.

Is the word Recommend imperative?

It can be used in the imperative mood, e.g., "I recommend you do this."

Which preposition is used with Recommend?

"For" or "to" are commonly used, as in "recommend for" or "recommend to."

Is Recommend a vowel or consonant?

It's a word, not a vowel or consonant.

Is Recommend a noun or adjective?

It's a verb.

Is the Recommend term a metaphor?

No, unless used metaphorically in a specific context.

How many syllables are in Recommend?

There are three syllables.

What part of speech is Recommend?

It's a verb.

Which determiner is used with Recommend?

No determiner is generally used with the verb "recommend."

What is the second form of Recommend?

"Recommended" is the simple past form of the verb.

What is the third form of Recommend?

"Recommended" is also the past participle form of the verb.

What is a stressed syllable in Recommend?

The last syllable, "mend," is stressed.

What is another term for Recommend?

Another term could be "endorse."

Is Recommend an adverb?

No, it is not an adverb.

Is Recommend an abstract noun?

No, it is a verb.

Is Recommend a negative or positive word?

Generally positive, as it often indicates endorsement.

Is Recommend a collective noun?

No, it's a verb.

How do we divide Recommend into syllables?


What is the opposite of Recommend?

The opposite could be "discourage" or "advise against."

What is the first form of Recommend?

"Recommend" is the base form of the verb.

How is Recommend used in a sentence?

Example: I recommend taking an umbrella as it looks like it will rain.
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