Synonyms for commutation

Synonyms for (noun) commutation

Synonyms: substitution, commutation, exchange

Definition: the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"

Similar words: change

Definition: the action of changing something

Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

Synonyms: commutation, commuting

Definition: the travel of a commuter

Similar words: travel, traveling, travelling

Definition: the act of going from one place to another

Usage: he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel

Synonyms: commutation, re-sentencing

Definition: (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law

Similar words: mercifulness, mercy, clemency

Definition: leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice

Usage: he threw himself on the mercy of the court

Synonyms: commutation

Definition: a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

Similar words: warrant

Definition: a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

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