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Another word for commission

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Noun
  1. An assignment one is sent to carry out

      1. A special assignment given to a person or group:
      2. A combat operation assigned to a person or military unit.
      3. An aerospace operation intended to carry out specific program objectives:
      1. A short trip taken to perform a specified task, usually for another.
      2. The purpose or object of such a trip:
      3. A mission; an embassy.
    See also:

    work

Verb
  1. To give authority to

      1. To make competent or eligible for an office, position, or task:
      2. To declare competent or capable, as to practice a profession; certify:
      3. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
      1. Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity:
      2. A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission:
      3. A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service:
      1. To give a name or title to.
      2. To furnish with a right or claim to something:
      1. To supply with the means, knowledge, or opportunity (to do something); make able:
      2. To make feasible or possible:
      3. To give legal power, capacity, or sanction to:
      1. To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.
      2. To equip or supply with an ability; enable:
      1. To grant authority or power to.
      2. To give permission for (something); sanction:
      1. To ascribe or attribute (something) to someone:
      2. To give credit to:
      3. To certify as meeting prescribed standards or requirements, as of a profession:
    See also:

    allow

Another word for commission

Noun
  1. The act of committing

  2. An authorization

      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity:
      2. A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission:
      3. A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
  3. A duty

      1. The act of assigning:
      2. Something, such as a task, that is assigned:
      3. A position or post of duty to which one is assigned:
      1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
      2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
      3. A document in which a person binds himself or herself to undertake or refrain from doing a particular act.
      1. A person's role or occupation:
      2. The physiological activity of an organ or body part:
      3. A procedure within an application.
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
    See also:

    job

    duty

  4. A committee

    See also:

    committee

  5. A payment

Verb
  1. See also:

    approve

Idioms:

Synonym Study

  • License implies the giving of formal legal permission to do some specified thing and often emphasizes regulation to license hunters
  • To accredit , in this comparison, implies the sending of a person, duly authorized and with the proper credentials, as an ambassador, delegate, etc.
  • Authorize implies the giving of power or the right to act, ranging in application from a specific legal power to discretionary powers in dealings of any kind
  • To commission a person is to authorize as well as instruct to perform a certain duty, as the execution of an artistic work, or to appoint to a certain rank or office