Adjective "recommission" definition and examples

(Recommission may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/riːkəˈmɪʃ(ə)n/

Definitions and examples

verb

Commission again.
  1. 'The 1980s series was never recommissioned but it forever warped Gerald's teenage years and shaped those of its other stars.'
  2. 'Another show, ‘The Priory’, has been recommissioned a third time.'
  3. 'The two minesweepers became the first two ships of the Fijian Navy and were recommissioned as HMFS Kiro and HMFS Kula.'
  4. '‘We couldn't get the right mix of funding so we're not in a position to recommission the programme,’ she said.'
  5. 'A rare and precious thing, capable of delivering both audiences and kudos in equal measure, the search for prime-time drama that can be happily recommissioned is an obsession of virtually all commissioning editors and broadcasters.'
  6. 'Other shows are currently in the running to be recommissioned for BBC Three, but are not guaranteed yet.'
  7. 'With the losses sustained in the civil war, perhaps the Confederates decided to recommission some of their retired ships.'
  8. 'I don't rule out the possibility of its return in the future, but I have no plans to recommission it.'
  9. 'The Ark Royal is one of three aircraft carriers in the Royal Navy and was recommissioned by the Queen Mother after a £147m refit.'
  10. 'The second lift on the same block with a capacity to carry 13 people up and down at a time is undergoing rapid repair works and will soon be recommissioned.'

More definitions

1. the act of committing or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority.

2. an authoritative order, charge, or direction.

3. authority granted for a particular action or function.

4. a document granting such authority.

5. a document conferring authority issued by the president of the U.S. to officers in the Army, Navy, and other military services, and by state governments to justices of the peace and others.

6. the power thus granted.

7. the position or rank

More examples(as adjective)

"tunnels can be recommission."

Origin

(commission)