command

Part of speech: verb

To order with authority; require; enjoin.

Part of speech: verb

To have under control; be master of; overlook, as from a height; cover; guard; be able to obtain.

Part of speech: verb

To claim irresistibly.

Part of speech: verb

To be in authority; rule.

Part of speech: noun

The right to command; act of commanding; control; mastery; authority.

Part of speech: noun

An order; commandment.

Part of speech: noun

The force or district commanded.

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Usage examples "command":

  1. " Nothing very particular, mamma," answered Alec, ashamed of his want of self- command. - "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
  2. My only brother had been killed by a fall from a horse, so I was second in command, and proud I was of the job. - "An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)", Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody).
  3. Suddenly there was a loud command. - "Pinocchio in Africa", Cherubini.