Definitions for commission

Definitions for (noun) commission

Main entry: mission, charge, commission

Definition: a special assignment that is given to a person or group

Usage: a confidential mission to London; his charge was deliver a message

Main entry: perpetration, commission, committal

Definition: the act of committing a crime

Main entry: commission, commissioning

Definition: the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Main entry: military commission, commission

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

Main entry: charge, commission, direction

Definition: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

Usage: the judge's charge to the jury

Main entry: commission, committee

Definition: a special group delegated to consider some matter

Usage: a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours - Milton Berle

Main entry: delegacy, delegation, deputation, mission, commission

Definition: a group of representatives or delegates

Main entry: commission

Definition: 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)

Usage: he works on commission

Main entry: commission

Definition: the state of being in good working order and ready for operation

Usage: put the ships into commission; the motor was out of commission

Definitions for (verb) commission

Main entry: commission

Definition: charge with a task

Main entry: commission

Definition: put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Main entry: commission

Definition: place an order for

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