Commuted vs Commutable - What's the difference?
As a verb commuted
As an adjective commutable is
capable of being commuted.
To regularly travel from one's home to one's workplace or school, or vice versa .
(finance) To pay out the lumpsum present value of an annuity, instead of paying in instalments.
To pay, or arrange to pay, in gross instead of part by part.
- I commute from Brooklyn to Manhattan by bicycle.
(transitive, legal, criminology) To reduce the sentence previously given for a criminal offense.
- to commute for a year's travel over a route
To obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; to effect a commutation.
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- His prison sentence was commuted to probation.
To exchange; to put or substitute something else in place of, as a smaller penalty, obligation, or payment, for a greater, or a single thing for an aggregate.
- He thinks it unlawful to commute , and that he is bound to pay his vow in kind.
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(mathematics) Of an operation, to be commutative, i.e. to have the property that changing the order of the operands does not change the result.
- The utmost that could be obtained was that her sentence should be commuted from burning to beheading.
- A pair of matrices share the same set of eigenvectors if and only if they commute .
A regular journey to or from a place of employment, such as work or school.
The route, time or distance of that journey.