Definition of "command" [com•mand]

  • (verb-transitive) To direct with authority; give orders to.
  • (verb-transitive) To have control or authority over; rule: a general who commands an army.
  • (verb-transitive) To have at one's disposal: a person who commands seven languages.
  • (verb-transitive) To deserve and receive as due; exact: The troops' bravery commanded respect.
  • (verb-transitive) To exercise dominating, authoritative influence over: "He commands any room he enters” ( Stephen Schiff).

Use "command" in a sentence

  • "Most browsers have a command to enlarge text – on my Mac Firefox, I just hit command-+. mrg replied to comment from Wayne"
  • "This example uses the @command decorator to declare that the function is a django-boss command."
  • "* Send command to smtp server function server_send ($command, $private_info = false) fputs ($this - > socket, $command. "\r\n");"

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