a payment to someone who sells goods that is directly related to the amount of goods sold The agent will receive a commission of 10% of annual sales.
the act of committing a crime The commission of theft will often result in a prison sentence.
a group of people who have been formally chosen to find out about something or to control something The Audit Commission doesn't just look at the cost but also the quality.
a request for an artist or designer to do a special piece of work The commission will be her first piece of work for over five years.
- The trader received both a bonus and commission at the end of the year.
- The agent shall be paid a commission according to the formula set forth below.
- He claimed that his commission should have been greater than that received.
- Commission also refers to a board or committee officially appointed and empowered to perform certain acts: European Commission.