Synonyms of mission


1. mission, missionary post, missionary station, foreign mission, nongovernmental organization, NGO

usage: an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work

2. mission, military mission, operation, military operation

usage: an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"

3. mission, charge, commission, assignment, duty assignment

usage: a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

4. mission, missionary work, work

usage: the organized work of a religious missionary

5. deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission, organization, organisation

usage: a group of representatives or delegates

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Definition and meaning of mission (Dictionary)