Definition of "Commission" :
noun: a special assignment that is given to a person or group
noun: the act of committing a crime
noun: the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
noun: an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces
noun: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
noun: a special group delegated to consider some matter
noun: a group of representatives or delegates
noun: a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
"He works on commission."
noun: the state of being in good working order and ready for operation
"Put the ships into commission."
verb: charge with a task
verb: put into commission; equip for service; of ships
verb: place an order for