in (full) command of

Definition of in (full) command of

  1. :  having complete control of She seems to be in (full) command of the situation.

Word by Word Definitions

fullplay
  1. :  containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

    :  complete especially in detail, number, or duration

    :  lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. :  very, extremely

    :  entirely

    :  straight, squarely

  1. :  the highest or fullest state or degree

    :  the utmost extent

  1. :  to become full

    :  to make full in sewing

  1. :  to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

commandplay
  1. :  to direct authoritatively :  order

    :  to exercise a dominating influence over :  have command of: such as

    :  to have at one's immediate disposal

  1. :  an order given

    :  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

  1. :  done on command or request


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