command[ kuh-mand, -mahnd ]SEE DEFINITION OF command
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He threw himself against the rock and pushed with all the strength he could command.
This satisfied him, for he cared nothing for the attachment of those under his command.
Great credit is also due to the second in command, and to every member of the party.
He could not even tell her that it was at Hope's command he sought her.
I asked her many questions before I could command attention.
I advise as a friend, you see, rather than command as a mother—So adieu, my love.
And Andy knew that he had the life of a man under the command of his forefinger.
If you can command the good creature to a place worthy of her, pray do for my sake.
His command begun with a good omen, which in all times has had its effect.
You will take the command of such men as will be collected from Capts.
c.1300, from Old French comander "to order, enjoin, entrust" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *commandare, from Latin commendare "to recommend, entrust to" (see commend), altered by influence of Latin mandare "to commit, entrust" (see mandate (n.)). Replaced Old English bebeodan. Related: Commanded; commanding.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMMAND
- chargé d'affaires
- front office
- governing body
- top brass