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Incentive vs. Commission

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Incentivenoun

Something that motivates, rouses, or encourages.

‘I have no incentive to do housework right now.’;

Commissionnoun

A sending or mission (to do or accomplish something).

Incentivenoun

A bonus or reward, often monetary, to work harder.

‘Management offered the sales team a $500 incentive for each car sold.’;

Commissionnoun

An official charge or authority to do something, often used of military officers.

‘David received his commission after graduating from West Point.’;

Incentiveadjective

Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulating.

Commissionnoun

The thing to be done as agent for another.

‘I have three commissions for the city.’;

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Incentiveadjective

Serving to kindle or set on fire.

Commissionnoun

A body or group of people, officially tasked with carrying out a particular function.

‘the European Commission; the Electoral Commission; the Federal Communications Commission’; ‘The company's sexual harassment commission made sure that every employee completed the on-line course.’;

Incentiveadjective

Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.

‘Competency is the most incentive to industry.’;

Commissionnoun

A fee charged by an agent or broker for carrying out a transaction.

‘a reseller's commission’; ‘The real-estate broker charged a four percent commission for their knowledge on bidding for commercial properties; for their intellectual perspective on making a formal offer and the strategy to obtain a mutually satisfying deal with the seller in favour of the buyer.’;

Incentiveadjective

Serving to kindle or set on fire.

‘Part incentive reedProvide, pernicious with one touch of fire.’;

Commissionnoun

The act of committing (e.g. a crime).

‘the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism’;

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Incentivenoun

That which moves or influences the mind, or operates on the passions; that which incites, or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which prompts to good or ill; motive; spur; as, the love of money, and the desire of promotion, are two powerful incentives to action.

‘The greatest obstacles, the greatest terrors that come in their way, are so far from making them quit the work they had begun, that they rather prove incentives to them to go on in it.’;

Commissionverb

(transitive) To send or officially charge someone or some group to do something.

‘James Bond was commissioned with recovering the secret documents.’;

Incentivenoun

a positive motivational influence

Commissionverb

(transitive) To place an order for (often piece of art)

‘He commissioned a replica of the Mona Lisa for his living room, but the painter gave up after six months.’;

Incentivenoun

an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output

Commissionverb

(transitive) To put into active service

‘The aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1944, during WWII.’;

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Incentivenoun

a thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something

‘give farmers an incentive to improve their land’;

Commissionnoun

The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating.

‘Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness.’;

Incentivenoun

a payment or concession to stimulate greater output or investment

‘tax incentives for investing in depressed areas’;

Commissionnoun

The act of intrusting; a charge; instructions as to how a trust shall be executed.

Incentive

An incentive is something that motivates or drives one to do something or behave in a certain way. There are two types of incentives that affect human decision making.

Commissionnoun

The duty or employment intrusted to any person or persons; a trust; a charge.

Commissionnoun

A formal written warrant or authority, granting certain powers or privileges and authorizing or commanding the performance of certain duties.

‘Let him see our commission.’;

Commissionnoun

A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority; as, a colonel's commission.

Commissionnoun

A company of persons joined in the performance of some duty or the execution of some trust; as, the interstate commerce commission.

‘A commission was at once appointed to examine into the matter.’;

Commissionnoun

The acting under authority of, or on account of, another.

Commissionverb

To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.

Commissionverb

To send out with a charge or commission.

‘A chosen bandHe first commissions to the Latian land.’;

Commissionnoun

a special group delegated to consider some matter;

‘a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours’;

Commissionnoun

a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary);

‘he works on commission’;

Commissionnoun

the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Commissionnoun

the state of being in good working order and ready for operation;

‘put the ships into commission’; ‘the motor was out of commission’;

Commissionnoun

a group of representatives or delegates

Commissionnoun

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something;

‘the judge's charge to the jury’;

Commissionnoun

an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

Commissionnoun

the act of committing a crime

Commissionnoun

a special assignment that is given to a person or group;

‘a confidential mission to London’; ‘his charge was deliver a message’;

Commissionverb

put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Commissionverb

place an order for

Commissionverb

charge with a task

Commissionnoun

an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group

‘one of his first commissions was to redesign the Great Exhibition building’; ‘he received a commission to act as an informer’;

Commissionnoun

an order for something, especially a work of art, to be produced specially

‘Mozart at last received a commission to write an opera’;

Commissionnoun

a work produced in response to a commission

‘in that year Zeuxis painted his most famous commission’;

Commissionnoun

the authority to perform a task or certain duties

‘the divine Commission of Christ’;

Commissionnoun

a group of people entrusted by a government or other official body with authority to do something

‘a commission was appointed to investigate allegations of police violence’;

Commissionnoun

a sum, typically a set percentage of the value involved, paid to an agent in a commercial transaction

‘he sold cosmetics on commission’; ‘foreign banks may charge a commission’;

Commissionnoun

a warrant conferring the rank of officer in an army, navy, or air force

‘he has resigned his commission’; ‘she intended to apply for a commission in the army’;

Commissionnoun

the action of committing a crime or offence

‘the commission of an arrestable offence’; ‘the errors are of omission rather than commission’;

Commissionverb

order or authorize the production of (something)

‘the portrait was commissioned by his widow in 1792’;

Commissionverb

order or authorize (a person or organization) to do or produce something

‘they commissioned an architect to manage the building project’; ‘he was commissioned to do a series of drawings’;

Commissionverb

bring (something newly produced) into working condition

‘the aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1945’; ‘we had a few hiccups getting the heating equipment commissioned’;

Commissionverb

appoint (someone) to the rank of officer in an army, navy, or air force

‘he was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers’;

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