Definition of Commissioned

1. Adjective. (of military officers) holding by virtue of a commission a rank of second lieutenant or ensign or above.

Antonyms: Noncommissioned



2. Adjective. Given official approval to act. "Authorized representative"
Exact synonyms: Accredited, Licenced, Licensed
Similar to: Authorised, Authorized

Definition of Commissioned

1. Verb. (past of commission) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Commissioned

1. commission [v] - See also: commission

Lexicographical Neighbors of Commissioned

commissar
commissarial
commissariat
commissariats
commissaries
commissars
commissary
commissaryship
commissaryships
commission
commission de bene esse
commission on professional and hospital activities
commission plan
commissionaire
commissionaires
commissioned
commissioned military officer
commissioned naval officer
commissioned officer
commissioned officers
commissioner
commissioners
commissionership
commissionerships
commissioning
commissionnaire
commissionnaires
commissions
commissionship
commissionships

Literary usage of Commissioned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1876)
"... in the town of Union, and order that he be commissioned accordingly. This Assembly do establish and confirm Mr. Daniel Badger to be Lieutenant of the ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"Commissioned, 19 June, 1776. Taken [at Fort Washington], 16 November, 1776. ... Jesse Cook, 1" Lieut, in Col. Bradley's regiment. Commissioned ..."

3. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1906)
"Commissioned March 14, 1518. Elected to papacy Jan. 9, 1522. ... Commissioned Dec. 7, 1572. Did not take possession; his brief arrived four hours after his ..."

4. Report by Florida Office of Secretary of State (1909)
"(Resigned December 7, 1907, and EH Sweat, of Roberts, commissioned January 22, 1908, ... 3—WH Smith, Cottage Hill; commissioned ad interim, January 6, 1906. ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"Since heard from, three commissioned officers, one hundred and seventeen enlisted ... AL BROWN, List of Commissioned Officers Missing from National Guard. ..."

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