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Definition of comission

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1. commission [ n ] a special group delegated to consider some matter
Examples: "A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle

Used in print:

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

An amazing article in the Manchester_Guardian of last November , entitled `` Fate of Redundant Churches '' , states than an Archbishops ' Commission `` reported last month that in the Church_of_England alone there are 790 churches which are redundant now , or will be in 20 years ' time .

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Fishing interest calls_for a check of the species found , quantity and size , the season they are available , and the stocking program of the fish commission .

Synonyms commission committee Related Terms administrative_unit board jury subcommittee conservancy fairness_commission presidium vestry election_commission Economic_and_Social_Council_commission blue_ribbon_commission ethics_committee finance_committee planning_commission politburo PAC zoning_commission national_security_council select_committee standing_committee steering_committee committee_member commissioner entrust

2. commission [ v ] put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Used in print:

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

Chandler had been commissioned in the Medical_Service_Corps and was serving as a personnel officer for the Kansas_City_Medical_Depot when he decided that if he was going_to make the Army his career , he wanted to be in the fighting part of it .

Synonyms commission Related Terms equip

3. commission [ n ] 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)
Examples: "he works on commission"

Used in print:

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

Outside salesmen deduct all expenses attributable to earning a salary , commission , or other compensation .

Synonyms commission Related Terms fee

4. commission [ n ] the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Used in print:

(Jay Williams, The Forger....)

Among us , we three handled quite a few small commissions , from spot drawings for advertising_agencies uptown to magazine work and quick lettering jobs .

Synonyms commission commissioning Related Terms authorization mandate

5. commission [ n ] an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

Synonyms military_commission commission Related Terms certificate military

6. commission [ n ] a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
Examples: "the judge's charge to the jury"

Synonyms charge direction commission Related Terms command misdirection appoint

7. commission [ n ] the act of committing a crime

Synonyms perpetration committal commission Related Terms crime perpetrate

8. commission [ n ] the state of being in good working order and ready for operation
Examples: "put the ships into commission" "the motor was out of commission"

Synonyms commission Related Terms operation

9. commission [ v ] charge with a task

Synonyms commission Related Terms authorize mission

10. commission [ v ] place an order for

Synonyms commission Related Terms order

11. commission [ n ] a group of representatives or delegates

Synonyms delegation commission delegacy mission deputation Related Terms organization Alamo diplomatic_mission embassy delegate

12. commission [ n ] a task that has been assigned to a person or group
Examples: "a confidential mission to London" "his charge was deliver a message"

Synonyms mission charge commission Related Terms assignment mission_impossible fool's_errand martyr_operation charge

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