command command  /kə ˈmænd/


  1. (n) an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  2. (n) a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
  3. (n) the power or authority to command
  4. (n) availability for use
  5. (n) a position of highest authority
  6. (n) great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
  7. (n) (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
  8. (v) be in command of
  9. (v) make someone do something
  10. (v) demand as one's due
  11. (v) look down on
  12. (v) exercise authoritative control or power over


  1. Strike zone command key for minor-league pitchers

    The most difficult task for young pitchers is to have command of the strike zone, and failure to do so keeps so many in the minor leagues.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Command change Monday on post

    FORT HUACHUCA — The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity will host a change of command ceremony 7:30 a.m., June 19, on Brown Parade Field, at the post. The public is invited to join Fort Huachuca in celebrating this colorful military tradition.  The current commander Col. William Moran will pass command to incoming commander Col. Lance Raney. read more
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  3. Command & Conquer being developed 'as a live service'

    Victory Games' Command & Conquer , built on EA and DICE's Frostbite engine, is launching as a free-to-play game later this year through Origin. Tim Morten, development director, says that while Command & Conquer will require an internet connection, it makes for a more nimble game that can be updated far more frequently than a traditional retail product. With SimCity still fresh on everyone's ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Joystiq


  1. ...troops will hand over control of violence-wracked Sangin in south Afghanistan to American forces by the end of the year, Defence Secretary Liam Fox said: "This will simplify current command arrangements and enable British troops to be...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Liam Fox Source: TODAYonline

  2. At that time General Jones-the "clown"-issued a public rebuke, saying that "it is better for military advice to come up through the chain of command."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Gen James L Jones Source: Newsweek

  3. "While command and control of on-water resources has improved, it must get much better and the amount of resources to attack the oil offshore must be greatly increased," Barbour said in an e-mailed statement.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Haley Barbour Source: BusinessWeek

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