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verb (commut, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To travel from one's home (usually in the suburbs of a city) to one's workplace (usually in the city itself, or in another city) to go to work, or vice versa.
  2. (context, intransitive, mathematics) To engage in a commutative operation.
  3. (context, transitive, finance) To pay out the lump-sum present value of an annuity.
  4. (context, transitive, law, criminology) To reduce the sentence previously given for a criminal offense.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: pendelen
  • German: pendeln
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From commutare.


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