- give an authoritative or peremptory order；have authority over; be in charge of (a unit)
- an authoritative order；authority, especially over armed forces
verb: command, 3rd person present: commands, gerund or present participle: commanding, past tense: commanded, past participle: commanded
noun: command, plural noun: commands
- 1. give an authoritative or peremptory order a gruff voice commanded us to enter ‘Stop arguing!’ he commanded 同義詞
- ▪ have authority over; be in charge of (a unit) he commanded a Hurricane squadron
- ▪ archaic control or restrain (oneself or one's feelings) he commanded himself with an effort
- 2. dominate (a strategic position) from a superior height the fortress commands the shortest Channel crossing 同義詞
- 3. be in a strong enough position to have or secure they command a majority in Parliament he commanded considerable personal loyalty 同義詞
- 1. an authoritative order he obeyed her commands without question 同義詞
- ▪ authority, especially over armed forces an officer took command who's in command? 同義詞
- ▪ a group of officers exercising control over a particular group or operation a five-member general command
- ▪ a body of troops or a district under the control of a particular officer.
- 2. the ability to use or control something he had a brilliant command of English 同義詞
- 3. an instruction or signal causing a computer to perform one of its basic functions.