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com·mute

commute

 
 
pronunciation:
k myut
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: commutes, commuting, commuted
definition: to ride or drive a long distance to and from work or school.
Since we moved out of the city, my father commutes.
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similar words:
shuttle, travel
 
part of speech: noun
definition: regular travel to or from work or school.
My commute takes fifty minutes.
similar words:
trip
derivation: commutable (adj.)
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com- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix com- attaches to Latin bases beginning with m, p, or b. It has multiple forms, as the 'm' sound in com- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms col-, con-, cor-, and co-. Note: com- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "commemorate " and "command ."
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syn-
 
mut Latin root that means change, interchange
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