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English → English (gcide) Definition: Commutation of tithes Commutation \Com`mu*ta"tion\, n. [L. commutatio: cf. F. commutation.] 1. A passing from one state to another; change; alteration; mutation. [R.] [1913 Webster] So great is the commutation that the soul then hated only that which now only it loves. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of giving one thing for another; barter; exchange. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The use of money is . . . that of saving the commutation of more bulky commodities. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) The change of a penalty or punishment by the pardoning power of the State; as, the commutation of a sentence of death to banishment or imprisonment. [1913 Webster] Suits are allowable in the spiritual courts for money agreed to be given as a commutation for penance. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 4. A substitution, as of a less thing for a greater, esp. a substitution of one form of payment for another, or one payment for many, or a specific sum of money for conditional payments or allowances; as, commutation of tithes; commutation of fares; commutation of copyright; commutation of rations. [1913 Webster] 5. regular travel from a place of residence to a place where one's daily work is performed; commuting. Most often, such travel is performed between a suburb and a nearby city. [1913 Webster] Angle of commutation (Astron.), the difference of the geocentric longitudes of the sun and a planet. Commutation of tithes, the substitution of a regular payment, chargeable to the land, for the annual tithes in kind. Commutation ticket, a ticket, as for transportation, which is the evidence of a contract for service at a reduced rate. See 2d Commute, 2. [1913 Webster]


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