command[ kuh-mand, -mahnd ]SEE DEFINITION OF command
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMAND
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.
They were soon after married, and he resigned his command at the fort.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMMAND
- call the shots
- detract from
- have one's way
- have upper hand
- hold sway over
- keep under thumb
- lay down the law
- lead by the nose
- play first fiddle
- prevail over
- rule the roost
- run the show
- sit on top of