Meaning of 'commutation'

Find the meaning of the word ‘commutation’

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Meaning of ‘commutation’

4 definitions found.



the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: 'he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help'

Synonyms: exchange


the travel of a commuter

Synonyms: commuting


(law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law

Synonyms: re-sentencing


a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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