Definition of commute
(Entry 1 of 2)
b : to give in exchange for another : exchange commuting foreign currency to domestic
2 : to convert (something, such as a payment) into another form The periodic payments may be commuted into a lump sum.
3 : to change (a penalty) to another less severe commute a death sentence to life in prison
4 : commutate
2 : to pay in gross (see gross entry 3 sense 1)
3 : to travel back and forth regularly (as between a suburb and a city) He commutes to work every day by car.
4 : to yield the same mathematical result regardless of order —used of two elements undergoing an operation or of two operations on elements
Definition of commute (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : an act or an instance of commuting
2 : the distance covered in commuting a long commute
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