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1. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work.

Synonyms

  • NGO
  • nongovernmental organization
  • missionary post
  • foreign mission

Antonyms

  • parallel operation
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • studio

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mission

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

Sentences with mission


1. Noun, singular or mass
The first is your alignment with MIT's mission "to make the world a better place."

Quotes about mission


1. The mission of art is to represent nature not to imitate her.
- William Morris Hunt

2. The message of Jesus is summed up partly in the Sermon on the Mount, and partly when he begins his ministry and quotes the passage from Isaiah: 'I have come to set free the prisoners and restore sight to the blind.' And certainly, his mission is also to bring hope. It was to heal people, to befriend the outcast.
- Dan Wakefield

3. My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
- Maya Angelou

2. mission

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

3. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters.

Synonyms

  • combat mission
  • search mission
  • search and destroy mission
  • military mission
  • operation
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • nonalignment
  • finish

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

4. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] the organized work of a religious missionary.

Synonyms

  • work
  • missionary work
  • dawah

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

5. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] a group of representatives or delegates.

Synonyms

  • embassy
  • delegacy
  • diplomatic mission
  • organisation
  • deputation
  • commission
  • organization

Antonyms

  • minor surgery
  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)
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