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com·mode

 (kə-mōd′)
n.
1. A low cabinet or chest of drawers, often elaborately decorated and usually standing on legs or short feet.
2.
a. A movable stand or cupboard containing a washbowl.
b. A chair enclosing a chamber pot.
c. A toilet.
3. A woman's ornate headdress, fashionable around 1700.

[French, from commode, convenient, from Latin commodus; see commodious.]

commode

(kəˈməʊd)
n
1. (Furniture) a piece of furniture, usually highly ornamented, containing drawers or shelves
2. (Furniture) a bedside table with a cabinet below for a chamber pot or washbasin
3. (Furniture) a movable piece of furniture, sometimes in the form of a chair, with a hinged flap concealing a chamber pot
4. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's high-tiered headdress of lace, worn in the late 17th century
[C17: from French, from Latin commodus commodious]

com•mode

(kəˈmoʊd)

n.
1. a low cabinet or similar piece of furniture, often highly ornamented, containing drawers or shelves.
2. a stand or cupboard containing a chamber pot or washbasin.
4. a portable toilet, esp. one on a chairlike frame, as for an invalid.
5. a headdress with a high framework decorated with lace, ribbons, etc., worn by women in the 17th and 18th centuries.
[1680–90; < French < Latin commodus convenient <com- + modus mode1]

commode

An ornate, low cabinet or chest of drawers, usually on legs or short feet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commode - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urinationcommode - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
flushless toilet - a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)
flush toilet, lavatory - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
potty chair, potty seat - toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children
john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet, bathroom, can - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
toilet bowl - the bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water
toilet seat - the hinged seat on a toilet
2.commode - a tall elegant chest of drawerscommode - a tall elegant chest of drawers  
chest of drawers, dresser, bureau, chest - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
drawer - a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
Translations

commode

[kəˈməʊd] N (with chamber pot) → silla f con orinal; (= chest of drawers) → cómoda f

commode

[kəˈməʊd] n
(mainly British) (= toilet chair) → chaise f percée

commode

n
(= chest of drawers)Kommode f
(= night-commode)(Nacht)stuhl m

commode

n. inodoro, servicio.

commode

n silla inodoro, silla con inodoro
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Commode Chair -2 Nos Document cost : INR 300 EMD value : INR 816 Opening date : 18 Dec 2017
The platform was an old commode chair frame to which I bolted two 2-by-6 boards, with two 2-by-4 cross members screwed to the top.
Then, it'd take another five to six hours of sitting on the commode chair, and he wouldn't be done until four or five in the afternoon.
In April 2015 two care workers had gone to Mr McNally's bedroom to help him take a shower using a shower commode chair.
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In the process, William fell from the commode chair to the floor, sustaining injuries, including a fractured hip.
it was necessary for my mother to be transported by commode chair to the toilet.
If the resident is immobile or the doorway to the bathroom is too narrow for the wheelchair, an expanded capacity commode chair placed next to the bed may be the difference between a resident remaining functional and independent or becoming completely dependent on staff.
They are given 10 identical items to sell in a day, ranging from a medical skeleton and an old-fashioned commode chair to an oriental rug and a pair of vintage shoes.
Among the bric-a-brac is a medical skeleton, an old-fashioned commode chair, an oriental rug and a pair of vintage shoes.
For a person in a commode chair, however, a raised toilet or raised-seat attachment is not recommended because the chair often cannot slide into its intended position over the toilet bowl.