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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMANDED

"Sit still and hear the rest of your misdeeds," commanded Mabel.

From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.

I found that I was commanded to "do," and not stand still and wait for others to "do" for me.

We should, therefore, love and trust in Him, and cheerfully do what He has commanded us.

This we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

"Tell me about yourself," she commanded, when we were beyond the flights of terraced steps.

When he had spoken, his voice and what he had to say had commanded respect.

At one point, however, the line of their advance was commanded by our fire.

Then he arose abruptly and commanded Cazi Moto to return with him to his own camp.

The brave and ardent 84th, commanded by Willis, dashes to the front.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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