Journey vs Commute - What's the difference?

journey | commute |


As nouns the difference between journey and commute

is that journey is a set amount of travelling, seen as a single unit; a discrete trip, a voyage while commute is a regular journey to or from a place of employment, such as work or school.

As verbs the difference between journey and commute

is that journey is to travel, to make a trip or voyage while commute is to regularly travel from one's home to one's workplace or school, or vice versa .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

journey

Noun

(en noun)
  • A set amount of travelling, seen as a single unit; a discrete trip, a voyage.
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  • (label) A day.
  • (label) A day's travelling; the distance travelled in a day.
  • (label) A day's work.
  • *:
  • *:But whan ye haue done that Iourney ye shal promyse me as ye are a true knyght for to go with me and to helpe me / and other damoysels that are distressid dayly with a fals knyghte / All your entente damoysel and desyre I wylle fulfylle / soo ye wyl brynge me vnto this knyghte
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To travel, to make a trip or voyage.
  • Synonyms

    * (l)

    commute

    English

    Verb

    (commut)
  • To regularly travel from one's home to one's workplace or school, or vice versa .
  • I commute from Brooklyn to Manhattan by bicycle.
  • (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.
  • to commute for a year's travel over a route
  • (transitive, legal, criminology) To reduce the sentence previously given for a criminal offense.
  • His prison sentence was commuted to probation.
  • To obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; to effect a commutation.
  • * (rfdate) Jeremy Taylor:
  • He thinks it unlawful to commute , and that he is bound to pay his vow in kind.
  • 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.
  • to commute''' tithes; to '''commute charges for fares
  • * Macaulay
  • The utmost that could be obtained was that her sentence should be commuted from burning to beheading.
  • (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.
  • A pair of matrices share the same set of eigenvectors if and only if they commute .

    Derived terms

    * commuter * commuting

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A regular journey to or from a place of employment, such as work or school.
  • The route, time or distance of that journey.