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Synonyms for commission

an assignment one is sent to carry out

Synonyms for commission

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)

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the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

the state of being in good working order and ready for operation

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a group of representatives or delegates

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

put into commission

place an order for

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charge with a task

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In one particular it is admitted that the convention have departed from the tenor of their commission.
They had seen the LIBERTY ASSUMED by a VERY FEW deputies from a VERY FEW States, convened at Annapolis, of recommending a great and critical object, wholly foreign to their commission, not only justified by the public opinion, but actually carried into effect by twelve out of the thirteen States.
My dear, remember the salt vats, and do not be angry with me because my commissions have been heavy.
On Mercedes' instigation she executed an ambitious and wonderful breakfast cap for which the old woman returned her twelve dollars after deducting commission.
Do with this commission what you will; only remember, though the name be blank, it is to you I give it.
D'Artagnan related what had taken place between the cardinal and himself, and drawing the commission from his pocket, said, "Here, my dear Athos, this naturally belongs to you.
There may possibly be something in the report of the commission of inquiry touching on Ferrari's disappearance.
The commission of inquiry was already at work; having begun its investigations on December 6.
Because you might have been paid for this commission, and you have not.
The viceroy, son-in-law to the Emperor, with whom I was joined in the commission, gave me many distinguishing proofs of his affection to me, and of his zeal for the Catholic religion.
Late in the evening, when Rostov was about to leave, he asked Denisov whether he had no commission for him.
Middle departed from the house mightily pleased with himself, and proud of his commission.
By the time he was eighteen he had finished his College course and received a commission as lieutenant in an aristocratic regiment of the Guards.
Helen, rehearsing her commission, noticed nothing: the Basts were in her brain, and she retold the crisis in a meditative way, which might have made other men curious.
As for your commission, I travelled down from London alone with the man you told me to spy upon.
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