command  

  • 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.  

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