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Definition 1: the travel of a commuter - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for commutation in the sense of this definition

(commutation is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

Definition 2: (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for commutation in the sense of this definition

(commutation is a kind of ...) leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice

"he threw himself on the mercy of the court"

(commutation belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: - [noun denoting act]

Samples where commutation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help

Synonyms for commutation in the sense of this definition

(commutation is a kind of ...) the action of changing something

"the change of government had no impact on the economy" "his change on abortion cost him the election"

(... is a kind of commutation ) the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another

"replacing the star will not be easy"

(... is a kind of commutation ) (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another

(... is a kind of commutation ) the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal

Definition 4: a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one - [noun denoting communication]

(commutation is a kind of ...) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

(commutation belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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