Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMISSIONS

He had made up his mind to put an end to the purchase of commissions in the army.

For these lesser services, of course, the commissions charged are smaller.

Nobody's payin' me no commissions for gettin' rid of their old junk for 'em.

What did you—Why, you must have had 'em all the time I was offerin' you commissions for buyin' 'em.

If they wuz givin' commissions away you wouldn't be a brevet Corporal.

The commissions were not sent on until some time in December, 1862.

Why are they not provided with commissions in the army like the Germans and other Europeans?

I only wanted to see you, and ask if you had any commissions for Sir Gervais.

Meanwhile I have a couple of commissions for you to execute.

The commissions of the other officers of this corps were all in the Imperial service.