2 a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
3 the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command"
4 availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"
5 a position of highest authority; "the corporation has just undergone a change in command"
6 great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French" [syn: control, mastery]
7 (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program [syn: instruction, statement, program line]
1 be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army"
3 demand as one's due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers"
5 exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces" [syn: control]
Command may refer to:
- Command (military formation), an organizational unit
- Command (computing), a statement in a computer language
- Command key, a modifier key on Apple Macintosh computer keyboards
- Command Records, a record label
- The imperative grammatical mood; the tense of verbs when used in commands (Go over there; Exercise good judgment.)
command in German: Befehl
command in Spanish: Comando
command in French: Commande
command in Japanese: 命令
command in Portuguese: Comando
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