Definitions for command

Definitions for (noun) command

Main entry: command

Definition: availability for use

Usage: the materials at the command of the potters grew

Main entry: command

Definition: the power or authority to command

Usage: an admiral in command

Main entry: command, mastery, control

Definition: great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

Usage: a good command of French

Main entry: statement, program line, command, instruction

Definition: (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

Main entry: command, bid, bidding, dictation

Definition: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Main entry: command

Definition: a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

Main entry: command

Definition: a position of highest authority

Usage: the corporation has just undergone a change in command

Definitions for (verb) command

Main entry: require, command

Definition: make someone do something

Main entry: command

Definition: be in command of

Usage: The general commanded a huge army

Main entry: command

Definition: demand as one's due

Usage: This speaker commands a high fee; The author commands a fair hearing from his readers

Main entry: command, control

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over

Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces

Main entry: dominate, overlook, overtop, command

Definition: look down on

Usage: The villa dominates the town

Visual thesaurus for command