command

  • 21 command — com|mand1 W2 [kəˈma:nd US kəˈmænd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(control)¦ 2¦(order)¦ 3¦(computer)¦ 4 command of something 5¦(military)¦ 6 at your command 7 be in command of yourself ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(CONTROL)¦[U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22 command — 1 noun 1 ORDER (C) an order that should be obeyed: Fire when I give the command. 2 CONTROL (U) the control of a group of people or a situation: be in command: Judge Hathaway was in complete command of the courtroom. | have sth under your command …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 command — I UK [kəˈmɑːnd] / US [kəˈmænd] noun Word forms command : singular command plural commands *** 1) [countable] an official order Who gave the command to open fire? 2) [countable] computing an instruction that you give to a computer to make it do… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 command — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Order of authority Nouns 1. command, commandment, order, ordinance, fiat, bidding, dictum, behest, call, beck, nod; direction, injunction, charge; instructions. Informal, say so. See authority, rule. 2.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 25 command — com|mand1 [ kə mænd ] noun *** 1. ) count an official order: Are you refusing to obey my commands? a ) an instruction that you give to a computer to make it do something: the log on command 2. ) uncount control of a group of people, especially in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26 command — v. & n. v.tr. 1 (often foll. by to + infin., or that + clause) give formal order or instructions to (commands us to obey; commands that it be done). 2 (also absol.) have authority or control over. 3 a (often refl.) restrain, master. b gain the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 27 Command — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Command >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 command command order ordinance act fiat hukm bidding dictum hest behest call beck nod GRP: N 2 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 28 command — I. verb Etymology: Middle English comanden, from Anglo French cumander, from Vulgar Latin *commandare, alteration of Latin commendare to commit to one s charge more at commend Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to direct authoritatively ;… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 29 command — commandable, adj. /keuh mand , mahnd /, v.t. 1. to direct with specific authority or prerogative; order: The captain commanded his men to attack. 2. to require authoritatively; demand: She commanded silence. 3. to have or exercise authority or… …

    Universalium

  • 30 command — com•mand [[t]kəˈmænd, ˈmɑnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to direct with specific authority or prerogative; order: to command troops to march[/ex] 2) to require authoritatively; demand: to command silence[/ex] 3) to deserve and receive (respect, sympathy,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 31 command — 01. I still don t know most of the basic [commands] for my computer. 02. The officer [commanded] his troops to attack the fortress. 03. Tiger Williams holds a [commanding] lead after the first round of the tournament. 04. The [commander] of the U …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 32 command — 1. The authority that a commander in the Armed Forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment. Command includes the authority and responsibility for effectively using available resources and for planning the… …

    Military dictionary

  • 33 command — {{11}}command (n.) c.1400, order, command; see COMMAND (Cf. command) (v.). Meaning control, authority is from mid 15c. {{12}}command (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. comander to order, enjoin, entrust, from V.L. *commandare, from L. commendare to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 34 command*/ — [kəˈmɑːnd] noun I 1) [C] an official order to do something He refuses to obey my commands.[/ex] 2) [U] control of a group of people or of a situation Franco was in command of the military.[/ex] United soon took command of the game.[/ex] 3) [C] an …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 35 Command — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Command, marque d adhésifs du groupe 3M. Command, groupe de super héros créé par Marvel Comics. COMMAND.COM, interpréteur de commande du système DOS. Voir …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 36 command — verb 1》 give an authoritative or peremptory order.     ↘Military be in charge of (a unit).     ↘archaic control or restrain (oneself or one s feelings). 2》 dominate (a strategic position) from a superior height. 3》 be in a strong enough position… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 37 command — 1. verb 1) he commanded his men to retreat Syn: order, tell, direct, instruct, call on, require; literary bid 2) Jones commanded a tank squadron Syn: be in charge of, be in command of, be the leader of; head …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 38 Command — Befehlstaste Die Befehlstaste ist eine Taste auf Tastaturen von Apple Computern. Unter Mac Anwendern wird sie oft auch Apfeltaste genannt. Im deutschen Sprachgebrauch haben sich aber auch Bezeichnungen wie Propeller , Kleeblatt oder… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 39 command — (ko man) s. m. 1°   Terme de jurisprudence. Celui pour lequel on fait une acquisition sans que son nom soit porté dans l acte.    Celui pour lequel l adjudicataire déclare avoir enchéri.    Déclaration de command, acte par lequel un avoué nomme… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 40 command — Synonyms and related words: ALGOL, COBOL, FORTRAN, ability, acme, address, adeptness, administer, administrate, administration, adroitness, airmanship, alphabetic data, alphanumeric code, angular data, animus, aplomb, appetence, appetency,… …

    Moby Thesaurus