Synonyms for commission

Synonyms for (noun) commission

Synonyms: mission, charge, commission

Definition: a special assignment that is given to a person or group

Usage: a confidential mission to London; his charge was deliver a message

Similar words: assignment, duty assignment

Definition: a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)

Usage: hazardous duty


Synonyms: perpetration, commission, committal

Definition: the act of committing a crime

Similar words: law-breaking, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, offence, offense

Definition: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

Usage: a long record of crimes


Synonyms: commission, commissioning

Definition: the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Similar words: authorisation, authorization, empowerment

Definition: the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant


Synonyms: military commission, commission

Definition: an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

Similar words: certificate, certification, credential, credentials

Definition: a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts


Synonyms: charge, commission, direction

Definition: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

Usage: the judge's charge to the jury

Similar words: command, bid, bidding, dictation

Definition: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something


Synonyms: commission, committee

Definition: a special group delegated to consider some matter

Usage: a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours - Milton Berle

Similar words: administrative body, administrative unit

Definition: a unit with administrative responsibilities


Synonyms: delegacy, delegation, deputation, mission, commission

Definition: a group of representatives or delegates

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together


Synonyms: commission

Definition: 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)

Usage: he works on commission

Similar words: fee

Definition: a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services


Synonyms: commission

Definition: the state of being in good working order and ready for operation

Usage: put the ships into commission; the motor was out of commission

Similar words: operation

Definition: the state of being in effect or being operative

Usage: that rule is no longer in operation

Synonyms for (verb) commission

Synonyms: commission

Definition: charge with a task

Similar words: pass, authorise, authorize, clear

Definition: grant authorization or clearance for

Usage: Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography


Synonyms: commission

Definition: put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Similar words: outfit, equip, fit, fit out

Definition: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

Usage: The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities


Synonyms: commission

Definition: place an order for

Similar words: order

Definition: make a request for something

Usage: Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage