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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section I. General Intersocial Volition

755. [Vicarious Authority.] Commission.

   NOUN:COMMISSION, delegation; consignment, assignment; proxy, power of attorney, procuration; deputation, legation, mission, embassy; agency, agentship; clerkship.
  errand, charge, brevet, diploma, exequatur, permit (permission) [See Permission].
  APPOINTMENT, nomination, return; charter; ordination; installation, inauguration, investiture; accession, coronation, enthronement.
  REGENCY, regentship; vicegerency.
  viceroy [See Master]; consignee [See Consignee]; deputy [See Deputy].
   VERB:COMMISSION, delegate, depute; consign, assign; charge; intrust or entrust; commit, – to the hands of; authorize (permit) [See Permission].
  put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordain; install, induct, inaugurate, invest, crown; enroll, enlist; give power of attorney to; employ, empower; set -, place- over; send out.
  BE COMMISSIONED, be accredited; represent, stand for; stand in the -stead, – place, – shoes- of.
   ADJECTIVE:commissioned &c. v.
   ADVERB:INSTEAD OF; in one’s -stead, – place; as proxy for; per procurationem [L.], in loco parentis [L.].