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commutation

noun

1 commutation

The travel of a commuter.

synonym: commuting.

Roget 30: compensation, equation; commutation; indemnification; compromise; etc. 774 neutralization, nullification; counteraction etc. 179; reaction; measure for measure, ... show more

Roget 774: compromise, commutation, composition; middle term, mezzo termine [It]; compensation etc. 30; abatement of differences, adjustment, mutual concession.   

Dutch: pendelen



2 commutation

A warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one.

3 commutation

law The reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law.

synonym: re-sentencing.

Dutch: strafvermindering

4 commutation

The act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:.

synonyms: exchange, substitution.

Roget 147: substitution, commutation; supplanting etc. v.; metaphor, metonymy etc. (figure of speech) 521.    [Thing substituted] substitute, ersatz, makeshift, ... show more

Roget 148: interchange, exchange; commutation, permutation, intermutation; reciprocation, transposition, rearrangement; shuffling; alternation, reciprocity; castling (at chess); ... show more

Roget 794: barter, exchange, scorse, truck system; interchange etc. 148.    a Roland for an Oliver; quid pro quo; commutation, composition; Indian gift [U.S.].    trade, commerce, ... show more

Dutch: uitwisseling, beurs, substitutie, vervanging
Polish: zmienianie, zamienianie, zastępowanie, wymienianie


Moby thesaurus: agency, alternation, amends, atonement, balancing, battledore and shuttlecock, change, compensation, cooperation, counteraction, counterbalancing, counterchange, course, cross fire, crossing, delegation, deputation, deputyship, displacement, exchange ... show more.

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