commission 1 of 2

1
as in mandate
the granting of power to perform various acts or duties President Jefferson's commission to Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance
2
3
as in committee
a select group of persons assigned to consider or take action on some matter reported to a UN commission on the AIDS crisis

Synonyms & Similar Words

4

commission

2 of 2

verb

1
as in to appoint
to appoint as one's representative plans to commission a deputy to investigate the matter

Synonyms & Similar Words

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

2
3
4

Thesaurus Entries Near commission

Cite this Entry

“Commission.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commission. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on commission

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!