decommission definition by Webster's New World
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- to revoke the commission of
- to take (a ship, nuclear power plant, etc.) out of service
decommission definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb de·com·mis·sioned, de·com·mis·sion·ing, de·com·mis·sions
To withdraw (a ship, for example) from active service.