verb (used without object), tel·e·com·mut·ed, tel·e·com·mut·ing.

to engage in telecommuting.

Origin of telecommute

First recorded in 1970–75; tele-1 + commute
Related formstel·e·com·mut·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for telecommute

Contemporary Examples of telecommute

  • For the same reason that meetings are more efficient than endless email threads, not all business can be conducted by telecommute.

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    October 30, 2012

Word Origin and History for telecommute

by 1974 (as a hypothetical experience), from tele- + commute. Related: Telecommuted. Cf. telecommuting.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper