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Synonyms for mission
ˈmɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mission, missionary post, missionary station, foreign mission(noun)

    an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work

    Synonyms:
    delegation, charge, legation, missionary post, missionary work, commission, military mission, delegacy, foreign mission, deputation, missionary station

  2. mission, military mission(noun)

    an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters

    "the planes were on a bombing mission"

    Synonyms:
    delegation, charge, missionary post, missionary work, commission, military mission, delegacy, foreign mission, deputation, missionary station

  3. mission, charge, commission(noun)

    a special assignment that is given to a person or group

    "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

    Synonyms:
    military commission, missionary post, accusation, commission, 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, perpetration

  4. mission, missionary work(noun)

    the organized work of a religious missionary

    Synonyms:
    delegation, charge, missionary post, missionary work, commission, military mission, delegacy, foreign mission, deputation, missionary station

  5. deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission(noun)

    a group of representatives or delegates

    Synonyms:
    delegacy, missionary work, relegation, delegating, direction, military mission, committal, commission, deputation, foreign mission, delegation, agency, military commission, missionary post, perpetration, charge, committee, representation, commissioning, relegating, missionary station

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mission

    Synonyms:
    commission, trust, office, delegation, ministry, embassy, legation, deputation, errand, message

    Antonyms:
    assumption, usurpation, self-appointment

Editors Contribution

  1. purpose

    many companies begin their existence with a "mission statement" it is their purpose for existence.

    "i think that you have gotten off the track of your initial mission and need to re-think your strategy."

    Submitted by JP03 on January 19, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mission(n.)

    Synonyms:
    commission, office, duty, charge, business, errand

  2. mission(n.)

    Synonyms:
    delegation, embassy

  3. mission(n.)

    Synonyms:
    missionary station

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mission(n)

    Synonyms:
    commission, delegation, errand, trust

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How to use mission in a sentence?

  1. Opher Doron:

    It seems that a failure in our inertial measurements unit caused a chain of events in the spacecraft avionics which cut off the engines and caused us to lose the mission.

  2. United Nations:

    It was a successful mission following extensive coordination, now, we will prepare to honor our fallen before they continue on their journey home.

  3. America Eric Ferrero:

    Extremists who oppose Planned Parenthood's mission and services are making outrageous and completely false claims. They are engaged in a fraud, and other claims they've made have been discredited and disproven.

  4. John Mulholland:

    Our commitment has always been to provide NASA and those crews the highest level of mission assurance, spaceX is targeting November 2018 for Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission and April 2019 for Crew Dragon’s second demonstration mission, which will carry two NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

  5. Brian Knight:

    This is the mission, man.


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