Many of the other girls in the fashion show had commuted into New York for the day—relative newbies on the pageant circuit.
After 15 years on Death Row, that was commuted to two life sentences.
She was always quiet and well organized, and like Umm Hamza, commuted to her home country to work while living in Sudan.
That weakness has made him more reliant on the former Delaware senator who commuted home by Amtrak.
A federal appeals court agreed, and commuted his sentence to life in prison.
Accordingly, Thiers commuted the sentence of transportation on 4th January, 1872, to one of simple banishment.
On other estates the serfs' compulsory labor was commuted for a quitrent.
This was commuted in the end for £200,000 cash, very grudgingly paid out of the first loan raised by a New Zealand parliament.
Then, will you give me a paper stating that his sentence is commuted?
When the end came, his sentence to be hanged at Tyburn was commuted by the king to beheadal at Tower Hill.
mid-15c., "to change, transform," from Latin commutare "to often change, to change altogether," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + mutare "to change" (see mutable). Sense of "make less severe" is 1630s. Sense of "go back and forth to work" is 1889, from commutation ticket "season pass" (on a railroad, streetcar line, etc.), from commute in its sense of "to change one kind of payment into another" (1795), especially "to combine a number of payments into a single one." Related: Commuted; commuting.