commanding commanding  /kə ˈmæn dɪŋ/


  • (adj) used of a height or viewpoint



  1. Julien inspires Bruins

    A black-and-gold(en) opportunity awaits the Boston Bruins. They can take a commanding 3-1 lead on the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals, one win away from a feat that may stun many who worship the black and gold. The Bruins could very well be on track for their second Stanley Cup championship in three years. But guess what, puckheads? That would make Claude Julien the first Bruins ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

  2. Navy Commanding Officer recognizes 2 Butte families

    BUTTE-A Navy Commanding Officer came into town from Seattle to give two Butte families some recognition.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KXLF Butte

  3. Hassan Rohani takes commanding lead in Iran's presidential election

    The latest results of Iran?s presidential election vote counting Saturday morning showed that Hassan Rohani has a commanding lead over his rivals with 8,050,738 votes (51.24%) out of a total of 8,050,738 valid votes counted so far. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf is a distant second with 1,341,947 votes (16.67%).
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News


  1. President Barack Obama said he had failed to "meet the standard that should be set by a commanding general."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: IFEX

  2. "In taking on epic and commanding roles, he showed himself to be one of our nation's most gifted actors, and his legacy will forever be a part of our cinema," Republican presidential candidate McCain said in a statement that also noted Heston's...
    on Aug 31, 2006 By: John McCain Source: Leading The Charge

  3. "The president took us into this war recklessly. He disregarded warnings from the national security adviser during the first Gulf War, the chief of staff of the Army, two former commanding generals of the Central Command," and more, Webb said....
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: James Henry Webb Source: Forbes

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animosity animosity
/ˌæ nə ˈmɑ sə ti /