on command

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on command

:when ordered to
  • The soldiers marched on command.

Word by Word Definitions

command play
  1. : to direct authoritatively : order

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

  3. : to have at one's immediate disposal

  1. : an order given

  2. : a signal that actuates a device (such as a control mechanism in a spacecraft or one step in a computer)

  3. : the activation of a device by means of such a signal

  1. : done on command or request


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