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Synonyms for command

Synonyms for command

to have at one's disposal

to have authoritative charge of

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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 ?
My oath on it," said Andres, "your worship will be well advised to obey the command of that good knight- may he live a thousand years- for, as he is a valiant and just judge, by Roque, if you do not pay me, he will come back and do as he said.
Well, as after my death the command devolves on you as mate, assume the command, and bear up for the Island of Elba, disembark at Porto-Ferrajo, ask for the grand-marshal, give him this letter -- perhaps they will give you another letter, and charge you with a commission.
My friend," said D'Artagnan, turning to the servant, "tell his eminence that in half an hour I shall be at his command.
At my command, the youth leaped into one of the corridors, and in column of twos the soldiers followed him in good order, each company entering the corridor only at the command of its dwar, or captain.
Nay, some persons affirm that the education of those who are intended to command should, from the beginning, be different from other citizens, as the children of kings are generally instructed in riding and warlike exercises; and thus Euripides says:
But there are a hundred Nomes better fitted to command your army, and your Generals get thrown away so often that I have no desire to be one of them.
A second shell passed over us, and then I gave the command to change our direction, at the same time directing Bradley to go below and give the order to submerge.
But let us consider: Have we not admitted that the rulers may be mistaken about their own interest in what they command, and also that to obey them is justice?
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.
Just then the courtier arrived, bearing the King's command.
The one would have a right to command the military and naval forces of the nation; the other, in addition to this right, possesses that of declaring war, and of raising and regulating fleets and armies by his own authority.
Athos remained a Musketeer under the command of D'Artagnan till the year 1633, at which period, after a journey he made to Touraine, he also quit the service, under the pretext of having inherited a small property in Roussillon.
At one period, in the early part of the war, Shirley had the chief command of all the king's forces in America.
And it was in that trade that he obtained his first command at a very early age.
The fierce Abantes held Euboea with its cities, Chalcis, Eretria, Histiaea rich in vines, Cerinthus upon the sea, and the rock-perched town of Dium; with them were also the men of Carystus and Styra; Elephenor of the race of Mars was in command of these; he was son of Chalcodon, and chief over all the Abantes.