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Synonyms for command

Synonyms for command

to have at one's disposal

to have authoritative charge of

Synonyms

to rise above, especially so as to afford a view of

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

the capacity to lead others

natural or acquired facility in a specific activity

Synonyms for command

an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

the power or authority to command

availability for use

a position of highest authority

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great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

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be in command of

demand as one's due

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look down on

References in classic literature ?
Everywhere the last requests of a dying man are sacred; but with a sailor the last requests of his superior are commands.
Those again who held Pelasgic Argos, Alos, Alope, and Trachis; and those of Phthia and Hellas the land of fair women, who were called Myrmidons, Hellenes, and Achaeans; these had fifty ships, over which Achilles was in command.
But Polypoetes was not sole in command, for with him was Leonteus, of the race of Mars, who was son of Coronus, the son of Caeneus.
My third command to the Winged Monkeys," said Glinda, "shall be to carry you to your forest.
All you have to do is to knock the heels together three times and command the shoes to carry you wherever you wish to go.
Suddenly I heard a cry of "fire" far ahead, followed almost at once by cries of terror and the loud commands of dwars and padwars who were evidently attempting to direct their men away from some grave danger.
But there is a government of another sort, in which men govern those who are their equals in rank, and freemen, which we call a political government, in which men learn to command by first submitting to obey, as a good general of horse, or a commander-in-chief, must acquire a knowledge of their duty by having been long under the command of another, and the like in every appointment in the army: for well is it said, no one knows how to command who has not himself been under command of another.
The General who is to command my armies must promise to carry out my orders.
Immediately I was put in command, and the first thing I did was to go below with Olson and inspect the craft thoroughly for hidden boches and damaged machinery.
At twenty I found myself a lieutenant in command of the aero-submarine Coldwater, of the SS-96 class.
Then you must also have acknowledged justice not to be for the interest of the stronger, when the rulers unintentionally command things to be done which are to their own injury.
George answered with some hesitation, "Sir, you know you may command me whatever is in my power, and I heartily wish it was in my power to do you any service.
At his command havoc and rapine were let loose once more among the temples of the worship of Brahmah.
Sharp commands from the ship's officers hastened the work of the crew in making things snug, and life lines were strung along deck for the safety of such of the passengers as might venture up when the blow began.
Sun Tzu said: In war, the general receives his commands from the sovereign, collects his army and concentrates his forces
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