Commission Com*mis"sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Commissioned}; p. pr & vb. n. {Commissioning}.] 1. To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer. [1913 Webster]

2. To send out with a charge or commission. [1913 Webster]

A chosen band He first commissions to the Latian land. --Dryden.

Syn: To appoint; depute; authorize; empower; delegate; constitute; ordain.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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