1. [ noun ] (religion) an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
Synonyms: missionary_station foreign_mission missionary_post
Related terms: organization ngo
2. [ noun ] a task that has been assigned to a person or group
Synonyms: charge commission

"a confidential mission to London" "his charge was deliver a message"

Related terms: assignment mission_impossible fool's_errand martyr_operation charge commission
3. [ noun ] (military) an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
Synonyms: military_mission

"the planes were on a bombing mission"

Related terms: operation combat_mission search_and_destroy_mission direct_support search_mission military
4. [ noun ] (religion) the organized work of a religious missionary
Synonyms: missionary_work
Related terms: work da'wah
5. [ noun ] a group of representatives or delegates
Synonyms: delegation commission delegacy deputation
Related terms: organization Alamo diplomatic_mission embassy delegate
Similar spelling:   Mixson