To obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; to effect a commutation. "He... thinks it unlawful to commute, and that he is bound to pay his vow in kind."
To pay, or arrange to pay, in gross instead of part by part; as, to commute for a year's travel over a route.
To travel regularly from a place of residence to another place, such as where one's daily work is performed. Often, such travel is performed between a suburb and a nearby city; as, to commute to work.