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com·mute

 (kə-myo͞ot′)
v. com·mut·ed, com·mut·ing, com·mutes
v.intr.
1. To travel as a commuter: She commuted each day to her office downtown by subway.
2.
a. To make substitution or exchange.
b. To serve as a substitute.
3. To pay in gross, usually at a reduced rate, rather than in individual payments.
4. Mathematics & Logic To satisfy a commutative property. If a × b = b × a, then a commutes with b, regardless of whether the operation indicated by × is commutative.
v.tr.
1. To substitute (one thing for another); exchange.
2. To change (a penalty, debt, or payment) to a less severe one.
n.
An act or instance of commuting, especially the trip made by a commuter: a 22-mile commute; an easy commute.

[Middle English commuten, to transform, from Latin commūtāre : com-, com- + mūtāre, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

commute

(kəˈmjuːt)
vb
1. (intr) to travel some distance regularly between one's home and one's place of work
2. (tr) to substitute; exchange
3. (Law) (tr) law to reduce (a sentence) to one less severe
4. (Insurance) to pay (an annuity) at one time, esp with a discount, instead of in instalments
5. (tr) to transform; change: to commute base metal into gold.
6. (intr) to act as or be a substitute
7. (intr) to make a substitution; change
n
a journey made by commuting
[C17: from Latin commutāre to replace, from com- mutually + mutāre to change]

com•mute

(kəˈmyut)

v. -mut•ed, -mut•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to change (a prison sentence or other penalty) to a less severe form.
2. to exchange for another or for something else; interchange.
3. to change: to commute base metal into gold.
4. to change (one kind of payment) into or for another, as by substitution.
v.i.
5. to travel regularly over some distance, as from a suburb into a city and back.
6. to make substitution; compensate.
7. to serve as a substitute.
8. to give the same mathematical result whether operating on the left or on the right.
n.
9. a trip made by commuting.
10. an act or instance of commuting.
[1400–50; < Latin commūtāre to change, replace]

commute


Past participle: commuted
Gerund: commuting

Imperative
commute
commute
Present
I commute
you commute
he/she/it commutes
we commute
you commute
they commute
Preterite
I commuted
you commuted
he/she/it commuted
we commuted
you commuted
they commuted
Present Continuous
I am commuting
you are commuting
he/she/it is commuting
we are commuting
you are commuting
they are commuting
Present Perfect
I have commuted
you have commuted
he/she/it has commuted
we have commuted
you have commuted
they have commuted
Past Continuous
I was commuting
you were commuting
he/she/it was commuting
we were commuting
you were commuting
they were commuting
Past Perfect
I had commuted
you had commuted
he/she/it had commuted
we had commuted
you had commuted
they had commuted
Future
I will commute
you will commute
he/she/it will commute
we will commute
you will commute
they will commute
Future Perfect
I will have commuted
you will have commuted
he/she/it will have commuted
we will have commuted
you will have commuted
they will have commuted
Future Continuous
I will be commuting
you will be commuting
he/she/it will be commuting
we will be commuting
you will be commuting
they will be commuting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been commuting
you have been commuting
he/she/it has been commuting
we have been commuting
you have been commuting
they have been commuting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been commuting
you will have been commuting
he/she/it will have been commuting
we will have been commuting
you will have been commuting
they will have been commuting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been commuting
you had been commuting
he/she/it had been commuting
we had been commuting
you had been commuting
they had been commuting
Conditional
I would commute
you would commute
he/she/it would commute
we would commute
you would commute
they would commute
Past Conditional
I would have commuted
you would have commuted
he/she/it would have commuted
we would have commuted
you would have commuted
they would have commuted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commute - a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work; "there is standing room only on the high-speed commute"
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
Verb1.commute - exchange positions without a change in value; "These operators commute with each other"
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.commute - travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and homecommute - travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home
sleep out, live out - work in a house where one does not live; "our cook lives out; he can easily commute from his home"
jaunt, travel, trip - make a trip for pleasure
3.commute - change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
map, represent - to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
4.commute - exchange a penalty for a less severe one
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
5.commute - exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
rectify - convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current"
utilize - convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
capitalise, capitalize - convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital
replace - substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
launder - convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones
switch, change, shift - lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
break - exchange for smaller units of money; "I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy"

commute

verb
1. travel to and from, shuttle between, travel between, travel back and forth between He commutes to London every day.
2. (Law) reduce, cut, modify, shorten, alleviate, curtail, remit, mitigate His death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.

commute

verb
To give up in return for something else:
Informal: swap.
Translations
يُبَدِّلُ عُقوبَه بِأخف مِنْهايُسافِرُ يَوْمِيّا إلى مكان عَمَلِهِ
dojíždětzměnit/zmírnit trest
pendleforvandle
käydä töissä toisella paikkakunnallamatkustaa
putovati na posao
átváltoztatingázik
breyta, milda
通勤する
통근하다
nuolatinis keleivispakeistireguliariai važinėti
mīkstinātregulāri braukāt
dojechaćdojeżdżać
voziti se na delo
pendlakommutera
เดินทาง
hafifletmekher gün işe trenle gitmekindirmekişe gidip gelme
đi lại đều đặn

commute

[kəˈmjuːt]
A. VIviajar diariamente (de la casa al trabajo)
I live in Brighton but I commute to Londonvivo en Brighton pero voy todos los días a trabajar a Londres
she commutes between Oxford and Londonpara ir al trabajo viaja or se desplaza diariamente de Oxford a Londres
B. VT [+ payment] → conmutar (for/into por/en) [+ sentence] → conmutar (to por)
C. Nviaje m diario al trabajo

commute

[kəˈmjuːt]
vifaire la navette (quotidiennement, entre chez soi et un lieu de travail éloigné)
to commute between → faire la navette entre
She commutes between Liss and London → Elle fait la navette entre Liss et Londres.
vt
(LAW) [+ sentence] → commuer
to commute sth to sth → commuer qch en qch
(MATHEMATICS) [+ terms] → opérer la commutation de

commute

vt (all senses) → umwandeln
vi (= travel as commuter)pendeln

commute

[kəˈmjuːt]
1. vifare il/la pendolare
2. vt (payment) to commute for or intocommutare in (Law) (sentence) to commute (to)commutare (a)

commute

(kəˈmjuːt) verb
1. to travel regularly between two places, especially between home in the suburbs and work in the city.
2. to change (a criminal sentence) for one less severe. His death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.
comˈmuter noun
a person who travels to work daily.

commute

يُسَافِرُ يَوْمِياً مِنْ و إِلَى مَكَان عَمْلِه dojíždět pendle pendeln μετακινούμαι με μέσο μαζικής μεταφοράς desplazarse al centro de trabajo, desplazarse diariamente al centro de trabajo käydä töissä toisella paikkakunnalla faire la navette putovati na posao fare il pendolare 通勤する 통근하다 forenzen pendle dojechać deslocar-se entre a casa e o trabalho, locomover-se entre a casa e o trabalho добираться на работу pendla เดินทาง her gün işe trenle gitmek đi lại đều đặn 乘车上班
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