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1. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] a special group delegated to consider some matter.

Synonyms

  • steering committee
  • election commission
  • conservancy
  • praesidium
  • political action committee
  • finance committee
  • administrative unit
  • PAC
  • standing committee
  • subcommittee
  • board
  • Economic and Social Council commission
  • blue ribbon commission
  • zoning commission
  • select committee
  • committee
  • ethics panel
  • politburo
  • presidium
  • fairness commission
  • ECOSOC commission
  • panel
  • blue ribbon committee
  • vestry
  • administrative body
  • committee member
  • jury
  • planning commission
  • ethics committee

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Commission

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

How do you pronounce commission?

Pronounce commission as kəˈmɪʃən.

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How do you spell commission? Is it commision ?

A common misspelling of commission is commision

Sentences with commission


1. Noun, singular or mass
An agent may steer you to a hotel or resort that offers the agent the best commission.

Quotes about commission


1. The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution.
- Jose Ramos-Horta

2. A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those worth committing.
- Samuel Butler

2. commission

verb. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] put into commission; equip for service; of ships.

Synonyms

  • fit out
  • fit
  • equip

Antonyms

  • undress
  • overdress
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

3. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] 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).

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

4. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions.

Synonyms

  • empowerment
  • commissioning
  • authorisation
  • mandate

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

5. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] a special assignment that is given to a person or group.

Synonyms

  • fool's errand
  • suicide mission
  • martyr operation
  • charge
  • mission impossible
  • mission
  • assignment
  • sacrifice operation

Antonyms

  • exit
  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

6. commission

verb. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] place an order for.

Antonyms

  • unbalance

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

7. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] the act of committing a crime.

Synonyms

  • offence
  • crime
  • perpetration
  • offense
  • law-breaking
  • committal
  • criminal offense

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • linger
  • absolve
  • calm

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

8. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] the state of being in good working order and ready for operation.

Antonyms

  • authorized

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

9. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces.

Synonyms

  • credential
  • military commission
  • certificate
  • certification

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

10. commission

verb. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] charge with a task.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • authorise
  • authorize

Antonyms

  • unlisted security
  • listed security
  • defuse
  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)
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