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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. Gwyneth Paltrow:

    Our mission is to really open doors and help ourselves and others really get close to what their purpose might be, we’re brave, we’re not afraid to ask questions. We like to shine light on things.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    The United States has to lead the effort but we will not be putting American combat troops in Syria and Iraq to accomplish the mission, this is a job we have to take on and we have to be smart about it and we have to be vigilant about it.

  3. Qutaiba Idlbi:

    Not having my bachelor's -- it was kind of always hovering over my head as this thing I really needed to finish, mission Impossible.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    Religious freedom is in the American bloodstream, the release of the report is critical to our mission to defend religious liberty, and brings to light the state of religious freedom all over the world.

  5. Peter Zurbrgg:

    Our mission is to teach students to face new problems because our world is changing.

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