Thesaurus / commutation
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Every endeavour was used, however, to obtain a commutation of sentence.

Where land had been given in commutation of tithes, the proportion of one seventh had grown into an established custom.

Still I am not afraid to say that, in a general way, commutation supposes an exchange against an equivalent.

Villainage in EnglandPaul Vinogradoff

That chap has three years and a half more to serve, deducting his commutation.

Subsequently, it must be allowed, the bargain of commutation proved a bad one for the burghers.

This commutation of the punishment of death, into perpetual slavery, what a fortunate discovery!

The Anti-Slavery Examiner, OmnibusAmerican Anti-Slavery Society

And so, brother, you have come to the city to exchange some of your commutation notes for a little pleasure.

The ContrastRoyall Tyler

The commutation ticket is the proper card for a gentleman in straitened circumstances.

He should not, indeed, be willing to agree to any scale without a commutation, for the reason he had before mentioned.

His great anxiety was whether he should lose his commutation.

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