RECOMMEND', verb transitive [re and commend.]
1. To praise to another; to offer or commend to another's notice, confidence or kindness by favorable representations.
Maecenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus.
[In this sense, commend, though less common, is the preferable word.]
2. To make acceptable.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends, succeeds, and ev'n a stranger recommends.
3. To commit with prayers.
Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren to the grace of God. Acts 15:40.
[Commend here is much to be preferred.]