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  1. present participle and gerund of commute


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commuting (usually uncountable, plural commutings)

  1. travel between home and workplace
    • 2010, Richard Mabey, Weeds: The Story of Outlaw Plants, page 140:
      The poet Geoffrey Grigson added an atmospheric 1950s gloss on these bizarre commutings [of seeds]: 'between Swindon and London you may see them often enough during the summer, the sunlight through the carriage window catching them as they float about in the thin smoke of cigarettes'.
    • 2012, Andrew Martin, Underground Overground: A passenger's history of the Tube, Profile Books, →ISBN, pages 12–13:
      It was cheaper to build both railways and suburbs to the south, and commuting - which Charles Pearson called 'oscillating' - began between the village of Greenwich and London Bridge. (The term 'commuting' is from America, and did not become established in Britain until the 1940s).
  2. (Philippines) travel by public transportation such as by jeepney

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commuting (not comparable)

  1. Causing, or involved in commutation