Textual thesaurus for "mission"

(noun) missionary work

the organized work of a religious missionary

(noun) charge, commission

a special assignment that is given to a person or group

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

(noun) military mission

an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters

the planes were on a bombing mission

(noun) delegacy, delegation, deputation, commission

a group of representatives or delegates

(noun) foreign mission, missionary post, missionary station

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