Thesaurus for command
- bid, bidding, dictation, control, mastery, instruction, statement, program line, accessibility, authorisation, authority, authorization, availability, availableness, code, computer code, dominance, force, handiness, military force, military group, military unit, position, potency, say-so, skillfulness, speech act, status
Pronunciation of command: K AH0 M AE1 N D
Number of syllables of command: 2
Pronunciation Video of command
Definition of command
- (n): availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"
- (n): the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command"
- (n): great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
- (n): (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
- (n): an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
- (n): a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
- (n): a position of highest authority; "the corporation has just undergone a change in command"
- (v): make someone do something
- (v): be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army"
- (v): demand as one''s due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers"
- (v): exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
- (v): look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
Examples of command
- The police were under the command of the judge.
- The men acceded to the command.
- The command redirects the content of the file to the more command.
- The service then responds to the command appropriately.
- Its charges betoken command, nobility, and beneficence.
- The items in the queue are command objects.
- Fever decimated the command and the campaign ended.
- The bible itself gives the command to preach.
- He folllowed the pontifical command from the Pope.
- The Confederate chain of command was anomalous.