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Noun
Instructions for doing something or for reaching a place
Noun
(usually used in singular form "say") One's input or influence in a matter
Noun
Plural for an authoritative order
“I obeyed her command without question, since she was responsible for the most fun I'd had in my life up to that point.”
Noun
Plural for the possession of authority of control, especially with regards to armed conflict
“In December 1943, Monty was called back to England to take command of the land forces that were to take part in the invasion of Normandy.”
Noun
Plural for the ability to use or control something
“Producing a legible and convincing report will require sound and effective command of the English language.”
Noun
Plural for the view from a given vantage point
“From the elevated lookout, the ranger would have a command of the entire valley.”
Noun
Plural for a place from which authority is exercised or where operations are run
“They have moved from the dim light of the backroom to the bright lights of the war room, the central command for political campaigns.”
Verb
To give an authoritative or peremptory order
“As your father, I hereby command you to eat your Brussels Sprouts!”
Verb
To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
“Viserys will never become King of Westeros because he couldn't command an army even if Drogo gave him one.”
Verb
To be in a strong enough position to have or secure (something)
“The ministers hold office by virtue of their ability to command the support of a majority of members.”
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