Associations to the word «Commute»
COMMUTE, verb. (intransitive) To regularly travel from one's home to one's workplace or school, or vice versa.
COMMUTE, verb. (intransitive) (mathematics) Of an operation, to be commutative, i.e. to have the property that changing the order of the operands does not change the result.
COMMUTE, verb. To exchange; to put or substitute something else in place of, as a smaller penalty, obligation, or payment, for a greater, or a single thing for an aggregate.
COMMUTE, verb. (transitive) (finance) To pay out the lumpsum present value of an annuity, instead of paying in instalments.
COMMUTE, verb. (intransitive) To pay, or arrange to pay, in gross instead of part by part.
COMMUTE, verb. (transitive) (legal) (criminology) To reduce the sentence previously given for a criminal offense.
COMMUTE, verb. (intransitive) To obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; to effect a commutation.
COMMUTE, noun. A regular journey to or from a place of employment, such as work or school.
COMMUTE, noun. The route, time or distance of that journey.
COMMUTE, noun. A regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work; "there is standing room only on the high-speed commute".
COMMUTE, verb. Exchange positions without a change in value; "These operators commute with each other".
COMMUTE, verb. Travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home.
COMMUTE, verb. Change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word".
COMMUTE, verb. Exchange a penalty for a less severe one.
COMMUTE, verb. 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".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.