Associations to the word «Mission»

Wiktionary

MISSION, noun. (countable) A set of tasks that fulfills a purpose or duty; an assignment set by an employer.
MISSION, noun. (uncountable) Religious evangelism.
MISSION, noun. (uncountable) (the missions) collective term for third world charities, particularly those which preach as well as provide aid.
MISSION, noun. (countable) (Catholic tradition) an infrequent gathering of religious believers in a parish, usually part of a larger regional event with a central theme.
MISSION, noun. A number of people appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.
MISSION, noun. (obsolete) dismissal; discharge from service
MISSION, noun. A settlement or building serving as a base for missionary work.
MISSION, verb. (transitive) To send to a mission.
MISSION CREEP, noun. (politics) (military) (idiomatic) Gradual expansion of the objectives, scope, and/or cost of a military mission without careful planning.
MISSION GRAPE, noun. A grape of the Vitis vinifera variety, introduced from Spain to the western coasts of North and South America by Catholic New World missionaries for use in winemaking.
MISSION GRAPES, noun. Plural of Mission grape
MISSION HILL, proper noun. A neighborhood located in Boston, MA
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, noun. (singulare tantum) An extremely difficult, if not impossible, task to achieve.
MISSION INDIAN, proper noun. A Native American who lived in one of the Catholic Missions in Southern California.
MISSION INDIAN, proper noun. A Native American who lived in any one of the Catholic Missions of Alta California.
MISSION INDIANS, noun. Plural of Mission Indian
MISSION KILL, noun. (military) (slang) An attack or damage inflicted by a weapon that does not destroy a military vehicle but results in it taking no further part in its intended mission.
MISSION MIX, noun. Bulk stamps which include duplication accumulated by missions and charities, then sold to the collecting trade.
MISSION MIXTURE, noun. Bulk stamps which include duplication accumulated by missions and charities, then sold to the collecting trade.
MISSION STATEMENT, noun. (management) a declaration of the overall goal or purpose of an organization
MISSION STATEMENTS, noun. Plural of mission statement

Dictionary definition

MISSION, noun. An organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work.
MISSION, noun. An operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission".
MISSION, noun. A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message".
MISSION, noun. The organized work of a religious missionary.
MISSION, noun. A group of representatives or delegates.

Wise words

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Alfred Lord Tennyson