Definition of command in English:
- ‘In here, men,’ a gruff voice commanded as the feet drew nearer.
- ‘Bring him to me,’ she commanded, her voice authoritative and unwavering.
- ‘Give the phone back to my mother,’ she commanded, her voice like steel.
- He then commanded a unit in Miami, charged with conducting operations against Communist Cuba.
- John fought in Vietnam and commanded a helicopter unit in Somalia.
- He commanded the unit for six years and was its honorary colonel twice.
- He proves that he holds a strong command over his desires, exercises sound self-control, and enjoys the taste of disciplinary life.
- His command over his body language is as strong as his control over the fighters he leads.
- We have poor command over our image in the media.
- The projecting balconies of the nine-storeyed palace gracefully rises to a mountain height, commanding a bird's view of the town.
- Rhum is famous not just as a National Nature Reserve but also for the splendid red sandstone Kinloch Castle, which commands sensational views from its steadfast position at the head of Loch Scresort.
- An excursion to the Castle, a fortress that commands the road to Salzburg costs £15.
- This is evidence that not only are people buying homes, but that demand in the market is strong enough to command premium asking prices.
- Items that are hard to find in the original labeled box, that are in unused condition and in boxes, and that are in fine condition commanded the strongest prices.
- The political leader of the opposition party which commands the majority in the Parliament, usually holds the post of Opposition Leader.
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- The soldiers obeyed his command because he had ordered them to.
- People merely obey arbitrary commands and orders, but they respond quickly and usually give extra effort for leaders who genuinely care for them.
- It wasn't a question it was a command which Pearl quickly obeyed.
- The ship's arrival posed a problem to the British authorities, then in command of the Cape.
- ‘Russell has a natural energy and authority, and he took command of that ship from the beginning’.
- His uncle was stationed in command of the imperial naval base at Misenum, on the north-west extremity of the Bay of Naples.
- Strategic and operational command used tactical forces and assets and created favorable conditions for their use.
- The Army needs competent, confident, adaptive thinkers to exercise battle command.
- The military's southern command said an infantry brigade has been sent to the site to assist the citizens.
- It will also be necessary to do some adjustments to the structure of commands of the military districts and fronts.
- Despite the diverse missions of the District's many commands, virtually all of them share one thing in common.
- Across the command, deployment orders were flowing.
- Tonight we saw that he has an equal command over domestic issues.
- Once you have a command over these combinations, you can always improvise and go beyond that depending on your creativity.
- First, one must have a firm command over classical Arabic language including its vocabulary, grammar, metaphors, and idioms.
- The custom commands are simply instructions you speak to the computer and then it performs the designated task.
- It's a safe way to execute commands on remote computers.
- You can also use commands to change the order of word fields - for example, make the first word in a line, the fourth - and the fourth word, the first.
- 1at someone's command
- At someone’s disposal to use or instruct: I shall defend myself with all the eloquence at my commandMore example sentences
- With all the modern methods of waste disposal at our command, it should not be difficult to prevent pollution of lakes.
- You can do that when you have a powerful government at your command.
- Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
- 2word of command Military
- An order for a movement in a drill.Example sentences
- In squads they learnt how to obey orders instinctively, and to react to a single word of command, by coping with a torrent of abuse from the drill sergeants.
- On hearing the last syllable of the word of command, the recruit shall execute the intended motion lively and smartly.
- The quick and accurate reaction of soldiers to the word of Command is instilled through the incessant and repetitive practice of battle drills and routines.
- 2.1A prearranged spoken signal for the start of an operation.Example sentences
- He spoke a word of command, and the other troll dropped to the ground as well, and now there remained only the one with the crude sword.
- On the the words of command, the firing party raised their rifles into the air, unleashing three volleys into the grey canopy of cloud hanging above the cemetery.
- And suddenly, without anyone appearing to have given a word of command, it stopped, beasts were unloaded, tents were pitched, fires lit, water set to boil and herds taken off to forage.
Middle English: from Old French comander 'to command', from late Latin commandare, from com- (expressing intensive force) + mandare 'commit, command'. Compare with commend.
Words that rhyme with commanddemand, remand
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