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Another word for command

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Verb
  1. To give orders to

      1. To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
      2. To give a detailed account of; narrate:
      3. To notify (someone) of something; inform:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. To give orders to; direct:
      2. To provide with knowledge; to train or inform:
      3. To serve as an instructor.
      1. To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
      2. To require or impose (an action or behavior, for example) with authority and emphasis; prescribe.
      3. To prohibit or forbid:
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. To offer or propose (an amount) as a price.
      2. To auction (a contract):
      3. To offer (someone) membership, as in a group or club:
  2. To have at one's disposal

      1. To have as property; own:
      2. To have under one's power or control:
      3. To have as a quality, characteristic, or other attribute:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
      1. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from.
      2. To have the use or benefit of:
      3. To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
      1. To talk or write about oneself or something related to oneself in a proud or self-admiring way.
      2. To say (something about oneself) in a proud or self-admiring way.
      3. To have or possess (a desirable feature):
    See also:

    owned

  3. To have authoritative charge of

      1. To show the way to by going in advance:
      2. To guide or direct in a course:
      3. To serve as a route for; take:
      1. The officer in command of a ship, aircraft, or spacecraft.
      2. A precinct commander in a police or fire department, usually ranking above a lieutenant and below a chief.
      3. The designated leader of a team or crew in sports.
    See also:

    precede

  4. To rise above, especially so as to afford a view of

    See also:

    over

Noun
  1. An authoritative indication to be obeyed

      1. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning and may consist of a single morpheme or of a combination of morphemes.
      2. Something said; an utterance, remark, or comment:
      3. A command or direction; an order:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. An authoritative command or instruction.
      2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
      3. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
      1. The act, practice, or profession of instructing:
      2. Imparted knowledge:
      3. An imparted or acquired item of knowledge:
      1. The act or an instance of enjoining; a command, directive, or order.
      2. A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
      1. An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
      2. Serving to direct, indicate, or guide.
      1. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      2. The art or action of directing a musical or theatrical production.
      3. An authoritative order or command:
      1. To say or read aloud to be recorded or written by another:
      2. To prescribe with authority; impose:
      3. To control or command:
      1. A command; an edict.
      2. One of the Ten Commandments.
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. A demand that something be done; a command.
      2. A request to appear; a summons.
      3. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games:
      1. An authoritative command.
      2. An urgent request:
  2. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

      1. An unsupported statement or assurance:
      2. An expression of permission or approval:
      3. The right or authority to decide:
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
      2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
      3. Complete independence and self-government.
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. Great power or force, as of a nation or army.
      2. Physical strength:
      1. Possession of consummate skill.
      2. The status of master or ruler; control:
      3. Full command of a subject of study:
      1. The right of a court to hear a particular case, based on the scope of its authority over the type of case and the parties to the case.
      2. Authority or control:
      3. The extent of authority or control:
      1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
      2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
      3. A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.
      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
    See also:

    over

  3. The act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
      2. The period during which a monarch rules.
      3. Dominance or widespread influence:
      1. Possession of consummate skill.
      2. The status of master or ruler; control:
      3. Full command of a subject of study:
      1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
      2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
      3. A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.
      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. The condition or fact of being dominant.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
    See also:

    over

  4. The capacity to lead others

    See also:

    precede

  5. Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity

Another word for command

Noun
  1. An order

      1. A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
      2. A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
      3. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
      1. Something prescribed, especially a rule or regulation of conduct.
      2. Having been established as a rule; prescribed.
      1. A warning or caution:
      2. A qualification or explanation.
      3. A formal notice filed by an interested party requesting postponement of a court proceeding or other action until the filer can be heard.
      1. The business to be considered or done by a legislature or other body on a particular day.
      2. The characteristic or most significant aspect or activity:
      1. The act of enacting.
      2. The state of being enacted.
      3. Something that has been enacted:
      1. The act of exacting.
      2. Excessive or unjust demand; extortion.
      3. Something exacted.
      1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
      2. To ask (a person) to do something:
      3. An act of asking for something.
      1. A formal written request for something needed.
      2. A necessity; a requirement.
      3. The state or condition of being needed or put into service.
      1. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning and may consist of a single morpheme or of a combination of morphemes.
      2. Something said; an utterance, remark, or comment:
      3. A command or direction; an order:
      1. A demand that something be done; a command.
      2. A request to appear; a summons.
      3. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games:
      1. An arbitrary order or decree.
      2. Authorization or sanction:
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance:
      1. A rule of conduct or procedure established by custom, agreement, or authority.
      2. The body of rules and principles governing the affairs of a community and enforced by a political authority; a legal system:
      3. The condition of social order and justice created by adherence to such a system:
      1. An authoritative command or order.
      2. A custom or practice established by long usage.
      3. A Christian rite, especially the Eucharist.
      1. The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
      2. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
      3. A governmental order having the force of law.
      1. The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action:
      2. Diligent purposefulness; determination:
      3. Self-control; self-discipline:
      1. The act or an instance of notifying.
      2. Something, such as a letter, by which notice is given.
      1. Necessary or urgent:
      2. Expressing a command or plea; peremptory:
      3. Of, relating to, or constituting the mood that expresses a command or request.
      1. The act of citing.
      2. A quotation of or explicit reference to a source for substantiation, as in a scholarly paper.
      3. A reference to a previous court decision or other authority for a point of law, usually by case title and other information.
      1. A written order issued by a court, commanding the party to whom it is addressed to perform or cease performing a specified act.
      2. Writings:
      1. An authoritative, often formal pronouncement:
      2. A side remark made in a judicial opinion that is not necessary for the decision in the case and therefore is not to be regarded as establishing the law of the case or setting legal precedent.
      1. A command; an edict.
      2. One of the Ten Commandments.
      1. An order issued under the authority of a court, commanding a person to appear in court on a particular date, usually to give testimony in a legal case.
      2. To serve or summon with such a writ.
      1. To say or read aloud to be recorded or written by another:
      2. To prescribe with authority; impose:
      3. To control or command:
      1. Something that is required; a necessity.
      2. Something obligatory; a prerequisite.
      1. An earnest, solemn appeal.
      1. To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree:
      2. To refuse to allow (someone) to do something, go somewhere, or be a participant; exclude:
      3. Under the former system of apartheid, to deprive (a person suspected of illegal activity) of the right of free movement and association with others.
      1. The act of proscribing; prohibition.
      2. The condition of having been proscribed; outlawry.
      1. The act, practice, or profession of instructing:
      2. Imparted knowledge:
      3. An imparted or acquired item of knowledge:
      1. The act of proclaiming or the condition of being proclaimed.
      2. Something proclaimed, especially an official public announcement.
      1. A decree or proclamation issued by an authority and having the force of law.
      2. A formal pronouncement or command.
      1. An authoritative command.
      2. An urgent request:
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. An authoritative command or instruction.
      2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
      3. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
      1. A rule or principle prescribing a particular course of action or conduct.
      2. A direction or order issued by an authority; a writ, command, or process.
      1. The act of imposing or the condition of being imposed.
      2. Something imposed, such as a tax, an undue burden, or a fraud.
      3. A burdensome or unfair demand, as upon someone's time:
      1. A call by an authority to appear, come, or do something.
      2. An order or process directing a person, especially a defendant in a case, to appear in court.
      3. An order or process directing a person to report to court as a potential juror.
      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. An ecclesiastical law or code of laws established by a church council.
      2. A secular law, rule, or code of law.
      3. An established principle:
      1. the act of interdicting or something interdicted
      2. the destruction of an enemy's military potential before it can be used
      1. The act of prohibiting or the condition of being prohibited.
      2. A rule or law that forbids something.
      3. The forbidding by law of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages.
      1. A final offer or demand made by one party to another, especially in diplomatic negotiations, expressing or implying the threat of serious consequences or the breakoff of relations if the terms are not accepted.
      1. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      2. The judgment of a court of equity.
      3. The judgment of a court.
      1. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
      2. To claim as just or due:
      3. To ask to be informed of:
      1. The act or process of dictating material to another for transcription.
      2. The material so dictated.
      3. An authoritative command or order.
      1. An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
      2. Serving to direct, indicate, or guide.
      1. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      2. The art or action of directing a musical or theatrical production.
      3. An authoritative order or command:
      1. The act or an instance of enjoining; a command, directive, or order.
      2. A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
  2. The power to issue orders