- Command implies such authority that enforces obedience to one's orders in command of a regiment See also syn. study at strength.
- Control implies power to direct, regulate, restrain, or curb to have no control over one's feelings
- Sway stresses the predominance or sweeping scope of power the Romans held sway over much of the ancient world
- Dominion implies sovereign or supreme authority dominion over a dependent state
- Jurisdiction refers to the power to rule or decide within certain officially defined limits the jurisdiction of the courts
- Authority refers to the power, because of rank or office, to give commands, enforce obedience, and make decisions the authority of a teacher
- Power , as compared here, denotes the inherent ability or the admitted right to rule, govern, and determine the limited power of a president