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English noun: commute

1. commute (act) a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work

SamplesThere is standing room only on the high-speed commute.

Broader (hypernym)journey, journeying

English verb: commute

1. commute (change) exchange positions without a change in value

SamplesThese operators commute with each other.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)change

Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths

2. commute (motion) travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)jaunt, travel, trip

Narrower (hyponym)live out, sleep out

3. commute (change) change the order or arrangement of

SamplesDyslexics often transpose letters in a word.

Synonymspermute, transpose

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn

Narrower (hyponym)map, represent

4. commute (change) exchange a penalty for a less severe one

Synonymsconvert, exchange

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

5. commute (change) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

SamplesCould you convert my dollars into pounds?.
He changed his name.
Convert centimeters into inches.
Convert holdings into shares.

Synonymschange, convert, exchange

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)replace

Narrower (hyponym)break, capitalise, capitalize, launder, rectify, utilize

Verb groupchange, shift, switch

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