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commission

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of commission

  1. 1 the granting of power to perform various acts or duties President Jefferson's commission to Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory Synonyms of commission accreditation, authorization, delegation, empowerment, license (or licence), mandate Words Related to commission commendation, consignment, entrustment; facilitation, fostering, promotion; commanding, directing, ordering

  2. 2 the doing of an action a single burglar was responsible for the commission of all the break-ins Synonyms of commission accomplishment, achievement, discharge, enactment, execution, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, performance, perpetration, prosecution, pursuance Words Related to commission dispatch, expedition; administration, direction, handling, management; application, operation, practice (also practise) Antonyms of commission nonfulfillment, nonperformance

  3. 3 a select group of persons assigned to consider or take action on some matter reported to a UN commission on the AIDS crisis Synonyms of commission committee, panelWords Related to commission standing committee, steering committee; subcommittee; delegation, mission; assembly, body, congress, convocation, council, synod

  4. 4 the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty her commission as head of the investigation Synonyms of commission assignment, appointment, designationWords Related to commission billet, gig, job, office, place, position, situation, spot, station; authorization, delegation, deputation, emplacement, placement, ranking; anointing, anointment, induction, installation, installment (also instalment), instating, investiture, investment, ordination; choice, choosing, destination, election, nomination, picking, selection, singling (out)Near Antonyms of commission blackball, rejection; deposition, dethronement, ejection, eviction, ouster, overthrow, removalAntonyms of commission discharge, dismissal, dismission, expulsion, firing


commission

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of commission

  1. 1 to appoint as one's representative plans to commission a deputy to investigate the matter Synonyms of commission delegate, depute, deputizeWords Related to commission assign, charge; appoint, designate, name, nominateNear Antonyms of commission abrogate; abdicate

  2. 2 to give official or legal power to was commissioned lieutenant Synonyms of commission accredit, certify, charter [British], authorize, empower, enable, invest, license (also licence), qualify, vest, warrantWords Related to commission approve, clear, credential, endorse (also indorse), OK (or okay), sanction; affirm, confirm, validate; inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, instate, swear in; allow, let, permit; enfranchise, entitle, privilegeNear Antonyms of commission ban, bar, block, constrain, deny, disallow, disbar, discourage, disenfranchise, disfranchise, exclude, hinder, hold back, impede, inhibit, obstruct, prevent, shut out, stop; enjoin, forbid, interdict, outlaw, prohibit, proscribe, vetoAntonyms of commission disqualify

  3. 3 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to was commissioned to do the biography Synonyms of commission assign, charge, entrust, task, trustWords Related to commission confer, impose; commit, confide, consign, delegate, recommend, relegate, repose; allocate, allot; authorize, empower, invest

  4. 4 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty commissioned him to head the office of veterans affairs Synonyms of commission assign, attach, appoint, constitute, designate, detail, name, nominate, placeWords Related to commission authorize, delegate, depute, deputize; anoint, consecrate, create, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, institute, invest, make, ordain; crown, enthrone, throne; choose, destine, draft, elect, handpick, select, single (out), vote (in)Near Antonyms of commission blackball, depose, dethrone, displace, eject, evict, oust, overthrow, remove, throw out, uncrown, unmake, unseatAntonyms of commission discharge, dismiss, expel, fire



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