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Definition: Commutation of tithes
, n. [L. commutatio: cf. F.
1. A passing from one state to another; change; alteration;
So great is the commutation that the soul then hated
only that which now only it loves. --South.
2. The act of giving one thing for another; barter; exchange.
The use of money is . . . that of saving the
commutation of more bulky commodities. --Arbuthnot.
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.
Suits are allowable in the spiritual courts for
money agreed to be given as a commutation for
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.
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.
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
, a ticket, as for transportation, which
is the evidence of a contract for service at a reduced
rate. See 2d Commute