Antonyms for commission:

deny, disallow.

Synonyms for commission:

Sense 1

conscription, severance, abduct, association, service club, dominion, circle, lobby, conscript, perquisite, draftee, ring, special interest group, action, subculture, hazard pay, run, peer group, retinue, join up, meaning, cashier, brotherhood, mafia, deed, book group, accredit, hijack, combat pay, dishonorable discharge, diploma, lunatic fringe, army, Support Group, stable, redundancy pay, flash, rake off, severance pay, demographic, sick pay, blackmail, flexible benefits, bootleg, assembly, ASSN, police, brethren, demobilize, structure, RETD, smuggle, hire, kidnap, confederacy, send, prolific, repeat fees, desertion, worker's compensation, muse, enlisted, loading, league, lynch mob, book club, ASSOC, gang, village, trespass, draft dodger, pirate, Star Chamber, deserter, overtime, constituency, golden hello, front for, launder, composition, thought police, watch, selection committee, expense account, fold, company car, draftsmanship, sitting, flash mob, band, advocacy group, golden handcuffs, who's who, entourage, muster, confederation, party, extort.

Sense 2

buy out, sitter, constitute, restoration, chorus, commit, club, flavor, expense, battalion, military service, retainer, awol, breakout, brigade, fringe benefit, membership, fellowship, legend, mileage, society, case, expedition, task force, addition, flow-on, duty, group, double time, cherub, uptake, department, enlist, model, perk, bonus, union, sit, royalty, alliance.

Sense 3

effect, residency, massive, payoff, pass, homage, call up, subject, induct, treatment, new wave, chapter, school, qualify, desert.

Sense 4

body, set, format, soul, community, Of, volunteer, aesthetic.

Sense 5

recruit, base, margin, camp.

Sense 6

tip, benefit, order.

Sense 8



constitute, license.



















Sense 1 (noun)

blackmail, extort, bootleg, abduct, case, commit, appointment.

Sense 2 (noun)


Sense 3 (noun)

duty, flash mob, police, association, work, Support Group, club.

Sense 4 (noun)

composition, cherub, homage, flavor, draftsmanship, format, effect, legend, aesthetic.

Sense 5 (noun)

rake off, pay, royalty, remuneration.

Sense 6 (noun)


Sense 8 (noun)

buy out, call up, conscription, cashier, conscript, awol.

Sense 9 (noun)

bonus, expense account, double time, company car, combat pay, flow-on, flexible benefits, benefit.

action (noun)


allotment (noun)

chunk, parcel, slice, quota, segment, proportion, ration, split, stake, piece, portion, allowance, percentage, measure, allotment, dispensation, lot, apportionment, stipend, budget, quantum, partition, allocation, part, division, share.

authority (noun)

domination, control, authority, force, credential, might, mightiness, primacy, mandate, precedence, office, punch, prerogative, sovereignty, clout, potency, command, powerfulness, stature, right, puissance, influence, kingship, purview, birthright, privilege, steam, superiority, sway, power, cogency, mastery, prestige, title, rank, faculty, strength, seniority, Prepotency.

authorization (noun)

authentication, entitlement, certification, empowerment, designation, authorization, affirmation, validation, blessing, notarization, confirmation, agreement, permission, enfranchisement, approval.

business (noun)

calling, negotiation, commerce, enterprise, merchant, career, livelihood, business, posting, employment, establishment, firm, management, position, partnership, corporation, labor, busy work, station, exchange, barter, job, assignment, interest, industry, service, concern, holding, transaction, venture, affair, retailing, market, situation, practice, occupation, specialty, consortium, trade, activity, company, proprietorship, selling, profession, vocation.

commission (noun)

committal, commissioning, delegacy, committee, deputation, charge, military commission, perpetration, direction, mission, delegation.

communication (noun)

charge, direction.

delegation (noun)

consignment, committee, deputation, delegation, lieutenancy, agency, organization, subcommittee, mission, proxy, embassy.

duty (noun)


group (noun)


group working together toward goal (noun)


jurisprudence (noun)

jurisprudence, adjudication, jurisdiction, judiciary.

payment (noun)


portion (noun)

cut, member, subdivision, dividend, helping, sector, compartment, zone, fraction, stock, bit, half.

task, duty (noun)

deputation, warrant, employment, proxy, errand, legation, authority, mission, appointment, consignment, charge, office, embassy, permit, diploma, delegation, work, instruction, agency, mandate.

title (noun)


authorize (verb)

authorize, bless, designate, empower, certify, consent, denominate, deputize, authenticate, enfranchise, assent, sanction, countersign, validate, ordain, approve, warrant, confirm, notarize, enable, entitle, license, affirm, agree, permit.

authorize or delegate task (verb)

commit, invest, constitute, command, enable, enlist, consign, accredit, deputize, assign, depute, appoint, hire, license, name, nominate, empower, order, send, ordain, entrust, induct.

delegate (verb)

charge, name, consign, appoint, delegate, entrust, assign.

enable (verb)

allow, facilitate.

Usage examples for commission:

  • And you didn't go in for a direct commission, then? - "The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The ", Grant Allen.
  • It's enough to make a man want to part with his commission. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
  • When the commission came he spoke up at once, but nothing came of it except that the colonel was locked up for about a week. - "A Prisoner in Turkey", John Still.

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