Meaning of 'commute'

Find the meaning of the word ‘commute’

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Meaning of ‘commute’

6 definitions found.



a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work

Example: "there is standing room only on the high-speed commute"


to exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

Synonyms: exchange


to exchange a penalty for a less severe one

Synonyms: exchange


to change the order or arrangement of

Synonyms: transpose permute


to exchange positions without a change in value

Example: "These operators commute with each other"

Synonyms: transpose


to travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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