- vt. 减刑；交换；用……交换；使……变成
- vi. 通勤；代偿
- n. 通勤（口语）
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com-, 强调。-mut, 改变，交换，词源同move, mutable. 通常指固定往返于两地的人。
- commute (v.)
- mid-15c., "to change, transform," from Latin commutare "to often change, to change altogether," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + mutare "to change" (see mutable). Sense of "make less severe" is 1630s. Sense of "go back and forth to work" is 1889, from commutation ticket "season pass" (on a railroad, streetcar line, etc.), from commute in its sense of "to change one kind of payment into another" (1795), especially "to combine a number of payments into a single one." Related: Commuted; commuting.
- 1. The average Los Angeles commute is over 60 miles a day.
- 2. He's going to commute.
- 3. We chose to live out of town and commute to work every day.
- 4. There's nothing quite like a real train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute.
- 5. I spend much less time on my commute to work now.
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