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English noun: commutation

1. commutation (act) the travel of a commuter


Broader (hypernym)travel, traveling, travelling

2. commutation (communication) a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

Broader (hypernym)warrant

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. commutation (act) (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law


Broader (hypernym)clemency, mercifulness, mercy

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

4. commutation (act) the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:

SamplesHe sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help.

Synonymsexchange, substitution

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)ablactation, replacement, replacing, subrogation, weaning

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