the granting of power to perform various acts or duties <President Jefferson's commission to Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory>
the doing of an action <a single burglar was responsible for the commission of all the break-ins> Synonyms accomplishment
a select group of persons assigned to consider or take action on some matter <reported to a UN commission on the AIDS crisis>
the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty <her commission as head of the investigation> Related Words billet
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