- [noun] an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
Synonyms: bid, bidding, dictation
- [noun] a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
- [noun] the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command"
- [noun] availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"
- [noun] a position of highest authority; "the corporation has just undergone a change in command"
- [noun] great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
Synonyms: control, mastery
- [noun] (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
Synonyms: instruction, statement, program line
- [verb] be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army"
- [verb] make someone do something
Synonyms: require, compel
- [verb] demand as one's due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers"
- [verb] look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
Synonyms: dominate, overlook, overtop
- [verb] exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
charge, saddle, burden
forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow
shadow, overshadow, dwarf
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
- hold one's own
manage, deal, care, handle
- hold sway
harness, rein in, draw rein, rein
call the shots, call the tune, wear the trousers
commission, charge, direction
- open sesame
Air Combat Command, ACC
Air Force Space Command, AFSPC
- command line
macro, macro instruction
- system error