Noun commissioning has 1 sense
  1. commission, commissioning - the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
    --1 is a kind of authorization, authorisation, empowerment
    --1 has particulars: mandate
    Derived form: verb commission3
,Verb commission has 3 senses
  1. commission - put into commission; equip for service; of ships
    --1 is one way to
    equip, fit, fit out, outfit
    Derived form: noun commission4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. commission - place an order for
    --2 is one way to
    Derived form: noun commission6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  3. commission - charge with a task
    --3 is one way to
    authorize, authorise, pass, clear
    Derived forms: noun commission9, noun commissioner1, noun commissioning1
    Sample sentence:
    They commission him to write the letter