Definitions of commission:
  • noun:   the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
  • noun:   an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
  • noun:   a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
  • noun:   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)
    Example: "He works on commission"
  • noun:   the state of being in good working order and ready for operation
    Example: "Put the ships into commission"
  • noun:   the act of committing a crime
  • noun:   a special group delegated to consider some matter
  • noun:   a group of representatives or delegates
  • noun:   a special assignment that is given to a person or group
  • verb:   charge with a task
  • verb:   put into commission; equip for service; of ships
  • verb:   place an order for

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