Commanding synonyms

kə-măn'dĭng
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Highly accurate or definitive; treated or worthy of treatment as a scholarly authority
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Exercising the most power, control, or influence:
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Of or pertaining to a dictator
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In command
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(Informal) A checking account.
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Urgent; pressing:
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Having the power of command or control.
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In command
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Most important or significant; main; principal
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A border or rim of lead, as around a windowpane.
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Equipment used to control direction; something used to steer.
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Girl Guiding
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(Uncountable) Making an agreement for later pick up or delivery.
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(Uncountable, basketball) An offensive foul in which the player with the ball moves into a stationary defender.
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An authoritative or official decision:
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The act by which something is forbidden; a prohibition.
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That which issues from a source.
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The situation where something is overruled.
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The damage caused to a wheel or tire by curbing (running the wheel or tire into or over a curb).
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(Climatology, countable) The net flux of energy in or out of a system; the net change in an energy balance.
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The act by which someone or something is restrained.
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Authoritative; peremptory.
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Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
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Having or showing the ability of a master; expert; skillful; masterly
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Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.
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Of or relating to administering or administration.
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In command
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The right or authority to order, control or dispose of; the right to be obeyed or to compel obedience.
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The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
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The definition of imperative is something that has authority or is absolutely necessary.
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Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
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The definition of mandatory is something that is required.
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(Astronomy) Nearer to the Sun than the Earth is.
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superior, authoritative
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Not assertive; reserved.
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(Of a person) Not decisive; not marked by promptness or decision.
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Very dignified and noble:
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Exhibiting or pertaining to domination.
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Ranking higher than any other, as in power or importance; chief; supreme
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That preponderates; greater in amount, weight, power, influence, importance, etc.; predominant
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Reigning; ruling:
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Currently ruling or holding a position.
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Done; finished; past; obsolete
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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used of a height or viewpoint
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Decretory.
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(Gram.) Expressing a command
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To rise above; exceed in height; tower over
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(Intransitive) To discern, notice, identify or distinguish.
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To influence or direct by power, authority, persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to guide. Compare persuade.
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To ask (a person) to do something:
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To set down as a rule or direction; order; ordain; direct
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To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
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To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
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To affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to persuade or induce.
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To bring about by authority or force; force to prevail:
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To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
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To exercise arbitrary or arrogant rule or control.
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To ask for as a right or with authority
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To gain control of or subdue by military force:
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To give power or authority to; authorize
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(Intransitive) To request, summon, or beckon.
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To command, ask, or tell
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(Law) To decide the disposition of (property) by special authority
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(Intransitive) To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place. See also move out and move in.
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To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
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To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
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(Intransitive, sports) To serve as umpire or referee.
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To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound.
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(Mining) To trace (a lode or any mineral appearance) to its head.
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Captain means to lead.
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To guide or lead on a course:
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The definition of oblige is to compel, force or obligate someone to do something by force, or to do as someone wishes, or to be indebted to someone.
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The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
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Push is defined as to press, force or urge a person or thing to move or go away.
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To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
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To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
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To force into, or hold in, close bounds; confine
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To be in force, use, or effect; be current:
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To put down or subdue by force:
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To govern as a tyrant; rule with absolute power
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To dominate or hold power over, especially through numerical advantage; to outweigh.
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To exercise authoritative control over; to lord over; to boss around; to tell (someone) what to do, often repeatedly.
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To keep from departing or getting away:
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To aim, point, or turn in a certain direction:
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(Rare) To carry in a coach
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To have a legal course; to be attached; to continue in force, effect, or operation; to follow; to go in company.
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To oversee and manage; supervise.
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To oversee, direct, or manage (work, workers, a project, etc.); superintend
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To manage as an administrator.
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To manage, control, or direct
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To counteract the normal operation of (an automatic control).
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To make (a bill, etc.) into a law; pass (a law); decree; ordain
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To call or summon by a silent gesture
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Proclaim is defined as to announce or declare.
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To cite is defined as to tell someone they must appear in court.
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To summon is to order to meet, to bring together or to order to come.
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To keep (a person) from some right or privilege; exclude; bar
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To set aside
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To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree:
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(Eccles.) To prohibit; forbid
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To prohibit (an action or thing) or forbid (someone) to do something, especially by legal or ecclesiastical order.
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To refuse to permit; forbid by law or by an order
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To proscribe is to make something illegal, or to forbid something to be done, or to banish someone for wrongdoing.
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To give justification for; warrant
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To justify; to give grounds for.
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To summon with such an order
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To give or cause (pain, wounds, etc.) by or as by striking; cause to be borne
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To assign a task to; require or demand a piece of work of
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(Archaic) To cause (oneself) to own, hold, or master something, such as property or knowledge.
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To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
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To boast about
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To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
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To turn inside out or upside down:
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To ask or order to return:
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To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
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To be contrary to; to oppose; to resist.
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(Now Rare) To recall
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To cancel or reverse (a previously issued command or order).
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To ask for (something) in an urgent or humble manner:
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To be, come, or go before in time, place, order, rank, or importance
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