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  Definition of command
  1. availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"
  2. the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command"
  3. great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
  4. (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
  5. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  6. a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
  7. a position of highest authority; "the corporation has just undergone a change in command"
  8. make someone do something
  9. be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army"
  10. demand as one''s due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers"
  11. exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
  12. look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
Similar Words: control, mastery, instruction, statement, program line, bid, bidding, dictation, require, compel, dominate, overlook, overtop

 

Hyponyms: call, command line, link, macro, macro instruction, system error, toggle, countermand, order, commission, charge, direction, commandment, injunction, behest, open sesame, Air Combat Command, ACC, Air Force Space Command, AFSPC, saddle, burden, requisition, forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, general, officer, preoccupy, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise, hold one's own, manage, deal, care, handle, internationalize, internationalise, hold, hold sway, govern, regiment, monopolize, monopolise, harness, rein in, draw rein, rein, corner, preside, dominate, master, charm, becharm, rule, call the shots, call the tune, wear the trousers, shadow, overshadow, dwarf

 

Part Meronyms: program, programme, computer program, computer programme

 

Derivational Morphology: control, master, get the hang, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate, dictate, order, prescribe, bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure, require, compel, requisition, commandment, bidding, dictation, commanding officer, commandant, commander, air force officer, restrainer, controller, overlook

 

 
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