Synonyms of commanding


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"


1. commanding, dominating, overlooking, high (vs. low)

usage: used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"

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