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Definitions and Synonyms of commute | Another word for commute | What is commute?

Definition 1: a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work - [noun denoting act]

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

  • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute

(commute is a kind of ...) the act of traveling from one place to another

Definition 2: change the order or arrangement of - [verb of change]

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

  • Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word

Synonyms for commute in the sense of this definition

(commute is a kind of ...) change to the contrary

"The trend was reversed" "the tides turned against him" "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

(... is a kind of commute ) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Definition 3: exchange a penalty for a less severe one - [verb of change]

Synonyms for commute in the sense of this definition

(commute is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 4: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category - [verb of change]

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

  • Could you convert my dollars into pounds?
  • He changed his name
  • convert centimeters into inches
  • convert holdings into shares

Synonyms for commute in the sense of this definition

(commute is a kind of ...) substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)

"He replaced the old razor blade" "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago" "the insurance will replace the lost income" "This antique vase can never be replaced"

(... is a kind of commute ) convert into direct current

"rectify alternating current"

(... is a kind of commute ) convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

(... is a kind of commute ) convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital

(... is a kind of commute ) convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones

(... is a kind of commute ) exchange for smaller units of money

"I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy"

(commute has a similar meaning as ...) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

"switch to a different brand of beer" "She switched psychiatrists" "The car changed lanes"

Definition 5: exchange positions without a change in value - [verb of change]

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

  • These operators commute with each other

Synonyms for commute in the sense of this definition

(commute is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(commute belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 6: travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home - [verb of motion]

(commute is a kind of ...) make a trip for pleasure

(... is a kind of commute ) work in a house where one does not live

"our cook lives out; he can easily commute from his home"

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