Top Command Quotes

Command Definition

(v. t.) To order with authority; to lay injunction upon; to direct; to bid; to charge.

(v. t.) To exercise direct authority over; to have control of; to have at one's disposal; to lead.

(v. t.) To have within a sphere of control, influence, access, or vision; to dominate by position; to guard; to overlook.

(v. t.) To have power or influence of the nature of authority over; to obtain as if by ordering; to receive as a due; to challenge; to claim; as, justice commands the respect and affections of the people; the best goods command the best price.

(v. t.) To direct to come; to bestow.

(v. i.) To have or to exercise direct authority; to govern; to sway; to influence; to give an order or orders.

(v. i.) To have a view, as from a superior position.

(n.) An authoritative order requiring obedience; a mandate; an injunction.

(n.) The possession or exercise of authority.

(n.) Authority; power or right of control; leadership; as, the forces under his command.

(n.) Power to dominate, command, or overlook by means of position; scope of vision; survey.

(n.) Control; power over something; sway; influence; as, to have command over one's temper or voice; the fort has command of the bridge.

(n.) A body of troops, or any naval or military force or post, or the whole territory under the authority or control of a particular officer.