a special group delegated to consider some matter
"a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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)
"he works on commission"
the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
the state of being in good working order and ready for operation
"put the ships into commission"; "the motor was out of commission"
deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission(noun)
a group of representatives or delegates
delegacy, missionary work, relegation, delegating, direction, military mission, committal, deputation, foreign mission, delegation, agency, military commission, missionary post, perpetration, mission, charge, committee, representation, commissioning, relegating, missionary station
commission, charge, direction(noun)
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
"the judge's charge to the jury"
military commission, focus, focal point, accusation, electric charge, management, delegacy, committal, counseling, explosive charge, counselling, deputation, care, steering, complaint, kick, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, way, tutelage, centering, boot, commissioning, bursting charge, armorial bearing, delegation, guardianship, direction, focussing, charge, focusing, bearing, guidance, committee, flush, instruction, thrill, rush, burster, bang, mission, counsel, perpetration
commission, military commission(noun)
an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
perpetration, commission, committal(noun)
the act of committing a crime
mission, charge, commission(verb)
a special assignment that is given to a person or group
"a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
military commission, missionary post, accusation, electric charge, delegacy, committal, explosive charge, missionary station, deputation, care, complaint, kick, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, tutelage, boot, commissioning, bursting charge, armorial bearing, delegation, guardianship, direction, charge, bearing, missionary work, foreign mission, committee, flush, military mission, thrill, rush, burster, bang, mission, perpetration
put into commission; equip for service; of ships
place an order for
charge with a task
To send or officially charge someone or some group to do something.
James Bond was commissioned with recovering the secret documents.
To place an order for (often piece of art); as, commission a portrait.
He commissioned a replica of the Mona Lisa for his living room, but the painter gave up after six months.
To put into active service; as, commission a ship.
The aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1944, during WWII.
A fee charged by an agent or broker for carrying out a transaction. Eg: Reseller commission, Finder's fee.
The real-estate broker charged a four percent commission for their knowledge on bidding for commercial properties; for their intellectual perspective on making a formal offer and the strategy to obtain a mutually satisfying deal with the seller in favour of the buyer .
the act of committing (e.g. a crime)
the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism
The name of a service provided to validate the completeness and accuracy of a project or venture.
At the end of the school renovation project, Independent Commissioning Consulting, LLC will commission the buildings energy management system to ensure its functionality and conformance to the school districts specifications.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
warrant of authority
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How to use commission in a sentence?
The state's seeking of criminal charges is contrary to this evidence and inconsistent with the decision of Dental Commission not to revoke Rashmi Patel license.
It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society. When a man has so far corrupted and prostituted the chastity of his mind as to subscribe his professional belief to things he does not believe he has prepared himself for the commission of every other crime.
The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.
I think we can reach a new deal and a common European position at the OECD, with the European Commission position, (and) the support of the United States, we can get a digital tax proposed at the international level, at the OECD, by the end of 2019.
We do not believe that the Commission's ETS reform proposal will deliver a carbon price sufficient to maintain the EU ETS as the cornerstone of EU climate policy.
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- поръчвам, комисионна, назначение, пускам в експлоатация, комисия, поръчениеBulgarian
- komise, provizeCzech
- in Betrieb nehmen, in Auftrag geben, Provision, Abschlußprämie, Auftrag, in Dienst stellen, beauftragen, Abschlußprovision, KommissionGerman
- comisión, encargarSpanish
- provisio, välityspalkkio, asettaa palvelukseen, antaa tehtäväksi, toimeksianto, valtuuskunta, komitea, tilata, komissio, toimikunta, tehtäväFinnish
- charger, commission d'agent immobilier, courtage, commission, mettre en service, missionner, commanderFrench
- barrantachd, barrantaichScottish Gaelic
- suruhanjaya, komisiMalay
- commissie, afsluitprovisie, afsluitpremieDutch
- prowizja, komisja, zlecić, zlecaćPolish
- comissão, acometimento, encarregar, cometimento, missãoPortuguese
- комиссия, назначение, комиссионныеRussian
- kommission, uppdrag, avgift, ge beställning på, uppdra, provision, beställa, ge i uppdragSwedish
- kodi, kodishaSwahili
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