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Synonyms for commute
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commute(verb)

    a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work

    "there is standing room only on the high-speed commute"

  2. commute, transpose(verb)

    exchange positions without a change in value

    "These operators commute with each other"

    Synonyms:
    change, transpose, transfer, exchange, transplant, permute, convert, counterchange, interchange

  3. commute(verb)

    travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home

    Synonyms:
    change, convert, transpose, exchange, permute

  4. permute, commute, transpose(verb)

    change the order or arrangement of

    "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"

    Synonyms:
    change, transpose, transfer, exchange, transplant, permute, convert, counterchange, interchange

  5. commute, convert, exchange(verb)

    exchange a penalty for a less severe one

    Synonyms:
    change, transpose, win over, exchange, switch over, switch, change over, permute, convince, convert, replace, interchange, substitute

  6. change, exchange, commute, convert(verb)

    exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

    "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"

    Synonyms:
    change, interchange, vary, replace, permute, alter, modify, transpose, shift, switch over, exchange, win over, convince, convert, switch, transfer, change over, deepen, substitute

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commute(v)

    To change is distinctively to make a thing other than it has been, in some respect at least; to exchange to put or take something else in its place; to alter is ordinarily to change partially, to make different in one or more particulars. To exchange is often to transfer ownership; as, to exchange city for country property. Change is often used in the sense of exchange; as, to change horses. To transmute is to change the qualities while the substance remains the same; as, to transmute the baser metals into gold. To transform is to change form or appearance, with or without deeper and more essential change; it is less absolute than transmute, tho sometimes used for that word, and is often used in a spiritual sense as transmute could not be; "Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind," Rom. xii, 2. Transfigure is, as in its Scriptural use, to change in an exalted and glorious spiritual way; "Jesus ... was transfigured before them, and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light," Matt. xvii, 1, 2. To metamorphose is to make some remarkable change, ordinarily in external qualities, but often in structure, use, or chemical constitution, as of a caterpillar into a butterfly, of the stamens of a plant into petals, or of the crystalline structure of rocks, hence called "metamorphic rocks," as when a limestone is metamorphosed into a marble. To vary is to change from time to time, often capriciously. To commute is to put something easier, lighter, milder, or in some way more favorable in place of that which is commuted; as, to commute capital punishment to imprisonment for life; to commute daily fares on a railway to a monthly payment. To convert (Latin con, with, and verto, turn) is to primarily turn about, and signifies to change in form, character, use, etc., through a wide range of relations; iron is converted into steel, joy into grief, a sinner into a saint. To turn is a popular word for change in any sense short of the meaning of exchange, being often equivalent to alter, convert, transform, transmute, etc. We modify or qualify a statement which might seem too strong; we modify it by some limitation, qualify it by some addition.

    Synonyms:
    alter, change, change, convert, diversify, exchange, metamorphose, modify, qualify, shift, substitute, transfigure, transform, transmute, turn, vary, veer

    Antonyms:
    abide, bide, continue, endure, hold, keep, persist, remain, retain, stay

    Preposition:
    To change a home toilet for a street dress; to change from a caterpillar to or into a butterfly; to change clothes with a beggar.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commute

    Synonyms:
    alter, mitigate, substitute, exchange, compensate, barter, equalize, balance, modify

    Antonyms:
    misappropriation, misconvert, misappropriate, disallow, stabilitate, perpetuate, stereotype

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exchange

  2. commute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    substitute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    commutation, shuttle, toggle

How to pronounce commute?

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How to use commute in a sentence?

  1. Brad Adams:

    Rather than confronting the inherent cruelty of capital punishment, Pakistani officials are puzzling over how to hang a man in a wheelchair, the government should urgently commute Abdul Basit's sentence.

  2. Beth Osborne:

    All too often, improving a driver's commute comes at the expense of everyone else paying for the road.

  3. David Weinstock:

    It's going to become an almost two-hour commute each way, on top of 10-hour work days.

  4. Sandra Babcock:

    Sandra Babcock said. Mrs. Montgomerys case presents compelling grounds for clemency, including her history as a victim of gang rape, incestand child sex trafficking, as well as her severe mental illness, she will now have the opportunity to present this evidence to the President with a request that he commute her sentence to life imprisonment.

  5. Shervin Pishevar:

    Hyperloop can improve life dramatically for the 16 million people in the greater Moscow area, cutting their commute to a fraction of what it is today, our longer term vision is to work with Russia to implement a transformative new Silk Road: a cargo Hyperloop that whisks freight containers from China to Europe in a day.


Translations for commute

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • commutarCatalan, Valencian
  • kommutere, pendleDanish
  • vertauschbar, kommutativ, pendeln, hin- und herfahrenGerman
  • conmutar, viajar del trabajo, viajar al trabajo, pendularSpanish
  • رفت و آمدPersian
  • kommutoida, työmatka, [[maksaa#Finnish, lieventää, muuntaa, käydä töissä, tinkiä, vaihtaa, [[suorittaa]] [[kertamaksu]]Finnish
  • faire la navette, commuterFrench
  • पहननाHindi
  • ingázik, kommutálHungarian
  • fare il pendolare, commutareItalian
  • 通う, 通勤Japanese
  • pendelenDutch
  • dojeżdżaćPolish
  • коммутировать, ездитьRussian
  • pendla, kommuteraSwedish
  • ทดThai

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