| \ kə-ˈmand
: to direct authoritatively : order
commanded adherence to the rules
: to exercise a dominating influence over : have command of: such as
: to have at one's immediate disposal
commands many resources
: to demand or receive as one's due
commands a high fee
: to overlook or dominate from or as if from a strategic position
a hill that commands the city
: to have military command of as senior officer
command a regiment
: to order or request to be given
: to have or exercise direct authority : govern
The king knows how to command well.
: to give orders
The master commands, and the servants obey.
: to be commander
The general will command at the western front.
: to dominate as if from an elevated place
: an order given
The command was to hold fire.
: a signal that actuates a device (such as a control mechanism in a spacecraft or one step in a computer)
: the activation of a device by means of such a signal
: the ability to control : mastery
She was in command of her emotions.
: the authority or right to command
the officer in command
: the power to dominate
The fort has command of the valley.
: scope of vision
The tower provides a wide command of the neighboring hills.
: facility in use
a good command of French
: the act of commanding
The troops will charge at command.
: the personnel, area, or organization under a commander
: a unit of the U.S. Air Force higher than an air force
: a position of highest usually military authority
He was relieved of his command after being charged with misconduct.
: when an order is given : in response to a command
a dog trained to attack on command
: done on command or request
a command performance