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See definition of commands on Dictionary.com
  • noundirective, instruction
  • nounrule, power
  • verbdemand
  • verbrule, have power

synonyms for commands

  • direction
  • duty
  • law
  • mandate
  • order
  • regulation
  • request
  • responsibility
  • rule
  • word
  • act
  • adjuration
  • ban
  • behest
  • bidding
  • call
  • canon
  • caveat
  • charge
  • citation
  • commandment
  • decree
  • demand
  • devoir
  • dictate
  • dictation
  • dictum
  • edict
  • enactment
  • exaction
  • fiat
  • imperative
  • imposition
  • injunction
  • interdiction
  • notification
  • obligation
  • ordinance
  • precept
  • prescript
  • proclamation
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • requirement
  • requisition
  • subpoena
  • summons
  • ultimatum
  • warrant
  • will
  • writ
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antonyms for commands

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  • answer
  • disorganization
  • irresponsibility
  • lawlessness
  • allowance
  • permission
  • contradiction
  • countermand
  • opposition
  • recall
  • reversal
  • revocation
  • subordination
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How to use commands in a sentence

So it commands the other sciences in all the wonderful and hidden things of nature and art (pp. 510-511).
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It is a further refinement when the staunch little lover of liberty sets about "easing" the pressure of commands.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The habit of refreshing oneself with a pipe on some elevated spot which commands a fine view, is common to both sexes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
This is said in the person of the Jews, resisting the repeated commands of God, and still putting him off.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Again, common law decisions are not binding on the courts that make them like statutes or legislative commands.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Asking his commands, the stranger said, 'I am one of the submarine inhabitants of this neighborhood.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Keeping up an ululating clamor of commands, he ran to the roof of the dwelling, snatched up a musket and took steady aim.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is placed upon a hill, and commands a view of the Organ mountain, and one of the bays.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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