command

All Noun Verb
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  • He thought that no one else besides him got this command.
  • Sometimes direct support units are placed under command of the regiment/brigade they support.
  • Following orders not to take prisoners, the captain gives the command to back the ship away.
  • Some were operated by the artillery branch but under command of the supported unit.
  • Most such commands were two letters long, but in some cases they were longer.
  • Without a united command the army had little choice but to retreat back to the coast.
  • Each corps has a weapons school run by its command.
  • This model is usually associated with the Soviet-style command economy.
  • Under the command economy system, every state owned enterprise was required to have a party committee.
  • According to many critics, such an unusual division of labor caused serious command and control problems.
  • The parameters to main are often passed by means of a command line.
  • They were formally responsible for both military and civil administrative functions for their command areas.
  • For he spoke, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.
  • It may also be the title given to a general who commands an army in the field.
  • In agriculture, the government moved more slowly towards a command economy.
  • The data channels had their own very limited set of operations called commands.
  • Even if such people are available, they often command extremely high salaries.
  • In time the post commanded his interest and improved his skills as a floor manager.
  • Two fled, but six returned as commanded to face the charges against them.
  • For example each gesture has only one corresponding command for each application window.
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Meaning of command

  • noun An authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  • 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
  • verb Be in command of
    The general commanded a huge army
  • verb Make someone do something
  • verb Demand as one's due
    This speaker commands a high fee, The author commands a fair hearing from his readers