Commission

  • 1 commission — [ kɔmisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; mot du Nord; lat. commissio, de committere → commettre I ♦ Didact. Charge, mandat. ⇒ attribution, délégation, mission. Donner une commission à qqn. Charger qqn d une commission. Exécuter, remplir une commission. 1 ♦… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 commission — COMMISSION. s. f. Fait, action, chose commise. En ce sens il n est guère d usage qu en cette phrase, Péché de commission. On l oppose à péché d omission. f♛/b] Il signifie aussi, Charge qu on donne à quelqu un de faire quelque chose. Commission… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 3 commission — Commission. s. f. v. Fait, action, chose commise. En ce sens il n a guere d usage qu en cette phrase, Peché de commission, qui s oppose à peché d obmission. Il signifie aussi, Charge qu on donne à quelqu un de faire quelque chose. Commission… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Commission — Com*mis sion, n. [F., fr. L. commissio. See {Commit}.] 1. The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating. [1913 Webster] Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness. South. [1913 Webster] 2 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 commission — com·mis·sion n 1: a formal written authorization to perform various acts and duties a notary s commission 2 a: authority to act for, in behalf of, or in place of another b: a task or matter entrusted to one as the agent for another 3 a: a group… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 commission — Commission, Curatio, Delegatio, Mandatum, Epistalma. Commissions de la Cour, Mandata Curiae. Une commission en forme, Authoritas mandati subsignata. La commission de faire les enquestes des parties, Inquirendi prouincia. Bailler commission de… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 7 Commission — may refer to: Commission (remuneration), a form of payment to an agent for services rendered Commission (document), a document given to commissioned officers. Commissioning, a process or service provided to validate the completeness and accuracy… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 commission — [kə mish′ən] n. [ME & OFr < ML commissio, delegation of business (in L, a bringing together in a contest) < L commissus, pp. of committere: see COMMIT] 1. a) an authorization to perform certain duties or tasks, or to take on certain powers… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 commission — [n1] task, duty agency, appointment, authority, brevet, certificate, charge, consignment, delegation, deputation, diploma, embassy, employment, errand, function, instruction, legation, mandate, mission, obligation, office, permit, power of… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 commission — ► NOUN 1) an instruction, command, or duty. 2) an order for something to be produced specially. 3) a group of people given official authority to do something. 4) a sum paid to an agent in a commercial transaction. 5) a warrant conferring the rank …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Commission — Commission, the an informal name for the European Commission …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 Commission — (v. lat. Commissio), 1) Auftrag, der Einem od. Mehreren von einer öffentlichen Behörde zu Verhandlung einer Sache, z.B. eines Zeugenverhörs, Beaugenscheinigung etc. ertheilt wird. Der den Auftrag ertheilt, heißt Committent; der ihn erhält,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Commission — Commission, ein Auftrag oder auch die Beauftragten selbst. Commissionär, wer den Auftrag erhält, Comittent, wer ihn ertheilt; auch der Wähler eines Deputirten; C.sbureau, Anstalt, wo Aufträge gegen Bezahlung besorgt werden; C.shandel, der… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 15 commission — mid 14c., authority entrusted to someone, from L. commissionem (nom. commissio) delegation of business, noun of action from pp. stem of committere (see COMMIT (Cf. commit)). Meaning body of persons charged with authority is from late 15c. As a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 commission — vb *authorize, accredit, license Analogous words: appoint, *designate, name, nominate: empower, *enable: instruct, enjoin, charge, bid, order, *command …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 Commission — heisst oft Amission. – Sutor, 363 …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 18 COMMISSION — s. f. Fait, action, chose commise. En ce sens, il n est guère usité que dans cette phrase, Péché de commission. On l oppose à Péché d omission.   Il signifie aussi, Charge qu on donne à quelqu un de faire quelque chose. Commission honorable,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 commission — (ko mi sion ; en poésie, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de commettre, de préposer ; charge qu on donne à quelqu un de faire une chose. Il a reçu commission d aller en tel lieu. Je me suis très mal acquitté de ma commission. •   N as tu… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 commission — I n. committee council 1) to appoint, establish a commission 2) to disband a commission 3) a fact finding; investigating; joint; planning; roving commission 4) a commission on (a commission on the problems of alcoholism) certificate conferring… …

    Combinatory dictionary