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    commutation

    commutation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word commutation

    Definition
    (noun) the travel of a commuter
    Synonyms : commuting
    Definition
    (noun) a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one Definition
    (noun) (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law
    Synonyms : re-sentencing
    Definition
    (noun) the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:
    Synonyms : exchange , substitution
    Example Sentence
    • he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for commutation

committed+reputation....when you are committed(are in love)with someone, you exchange your hearts.....hence there is a substitution of hearts....

His sentence has been reduced(commuted) so he can commute to jail rather than staying day and night.

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