Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun commute

1 sense of commute

Sense 1
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)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb commute

5 senses of commute

Sense 1
commute, transpose -- (exchange positions without a change in value; "These operators commute with each other")
       => 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")

Sense 2
commute -- (travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home)
       => travel, trip, jaunt -- (make a trip for pleasure)

Sense 3
permute, commute, transpose -- (change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word")
       => change by reversal, turn, reverse -- (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")

Sense 4
commute, convert, exchange -- (exchange a penalty for a less severe one)
       => change, alter, 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")

Sense 5
change, exchange, commute, convert -- (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")
       => 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")

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