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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 ?
I desired he would order several sticks of two feet high, and the thickness of an ordinary cane, to be brought me; whereupon his majesty commanded the master of his woods to give directions accordingly; and the next morning six woodmen arrived with as many carriages, drawn by eight horses to each.
These were commanded by Nestor, knight of Gerene, and with him there came ninety ships.
The lieutenant has no such orders to give you, and he shall be placed under arrest, instead of you, if he has really commanded you to burn this gentleman.
I know more about this particular sub than the officer who commanded her.
More fortunate than most dogs, Jerry won to a pair of gods that, no matter how much they commanded, loved more.
The major commanded a halt by merely halting, and, evidently himself a bit "skeered," rode on alone to reconnoiter.
But the others went with Dorothy, and when she came to the middle of the first room the girl waved her hand, as she had seen the King do, and commanded the Tin Woodman, whatever form he might then have, to resume his proper shape.
Yes, for over two hundred years no man crossed 30d to 175d and lived to tell his story--not until chance drew me across and back again, and public opinion, revolting at last against the drastic regulations of our long-dead forbears, demanded that my story be given to the world, and that the narrow interdict which commanded peace, prosperity, and happiness to halt at 30d and 175d be removed forever.
For if, as you say, justice is the obedience which the subject renders to their commands, in that case, O wisest of men, is there any escape from the conclusion that the weaker are commanded to do, not what is for the interest, but what is for the injury of the stronger?
Jones was commanded to leave the house immediately, and told, that his clothes and everything else should be sent to him whithersoever he should order them.
And all that is dear unto you, ye shall first have it commanded unto you.
The deity commanded that the Moonstone should be watched, from that time forth, by three priests in turn, night and day, to the end of the generations of men.
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