- 1. command, bid, bidding, dictation, speech act
- usage: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
- 2. command, military unit, military force, military group, force
- usage: a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
- 3. command, authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so
- usage: the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command"
- 4. command, handiness, accessibility, availability, availableness
- usage: availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"
- 5. command, status, position
- usage: a position of highest authority; "the corporation has just undergone a change in command"
- 6. command, control, mastery, skillfulness
- usage: great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
- 7. instruction, command, statement, program line, code, computer code
- usage: (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
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- 1. command, dominate, master
- usage: be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army"
- 2. command, require, order, tell, enjoin, say
- usage: make someone do something
- 3. command, demand, exact
- usage: demand as one's due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers"
- 4. dominate, command, overlook, overtop, lie
- usage: look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
- 5. control, command
- usage: exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
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