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KK Pronunciation

〔 kәˋmænd 〕


〔 kәˊmɑːnd 〕

Overview of noun command

The noun command has 7 senses

  • command, bid, bidding, dictation -- (an authoritative direction or instruction to do something)

  • command -- (a military unit or region under the control of a single officer)

  • command -- (the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command")

  • command -- (availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew")

  • command -- (a position of highest authority; "the corporation has just undergone a change in command")

  • command, control, mastery -- (great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French")

  • instruction, command, statement, program line -- ((computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program)

Overview of verb command

The verb command has 5 senses

  • command -- (be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army")

  • command, require -- (make someone do something)

  • command -- (demand as one's due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers")

  • dominate, command, overlook, overtop -- (look down on; "The villa dominates the town")

  • control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")