Dictionary Results for commission


1. commission - noun

· a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle

Synonym(s): committee

Hypernym(s): administrative_unit, administrative_body




2. commission - noun

· a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary); "he works on commission"

Hypernym(s): fee




3. commission - noun

· the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Synonym(s): commissioning

Hypernym(s): authorization, authorisation, empowerment




4. commission - noun

· the state of being in good working order and ready for operation; "put the ships into commission"; "the motor was out of commission"

Hypernym(s): operation




5. commission - noun

· a group of representatives or delegates

Synonym(s): deputation, delegation, delegacy, mission

Hypernym(s): organization, organisation




6. commission - noun

· a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"

Synonym(s): charge, direction

Hypernym(s): command, bid, bidding, dictation




7. commission - noun

· an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

Synonym(s): military_commission

Hypernym(s): certificate, certification, credential, credentials




8. commission - noun

· the act of committing a crime

Synonym(s): perpetration, committal

Hypernym(s): crime, criminal_offense, criminal_offence, law-breaking




9. commission - noun

· a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

Synonym(s): mission, charge

Hypernym(s): assignment, duty_assignment




10. commission - verb

· put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Hypernym(s): equip, fit, fit_out, outfit




11. commission - verb

· place an order for

Hypernym(s): order




12. commission - verb

· charge with a task

Hypernym(s): authorize, authorise, pass, clear





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