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commission

Roget category 755

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.6. General intersocial volition
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#755. [Vicarious authority.] Commission

noun

commission, delegationconsignment, assignmentprocurationdeputation, legation, mission, embassyagency, agentshippower of attorneyclerkshipsurrogacy.
errand, charge, brevet, diploma, exequatur [Lat.], permit etc. (permission) 760.
appointment, nomination, designation, returncharterordinationinstallation, inauguration, investiture, swearing-inaccession, coronation, enthronement.
vicegerencyregency, regentship.
viceroy etc. 745consignee etc. 758deputy etc. 759.
[person who receives a commission] agent, delegate, consignee etc. 758.

verb

commission, delegate, deputeconsign, assignchargeintrust, entrustcommit, commit to the hands ofauthorize etc. (permit) 760.
put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordaininstall, induct, inaugurate, swear in, invest, crownenroll, enlistgive power of attorney to.
employ, empowerset over, place oversend out.
be commissioned, be accreditedrepresent, stand forstand in the stead of, stand in the place of, stand in the shoes of.

adjective

commissioned etc. v..

adverb

per procurationem [Lat.].



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