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commanding

 
Adjective commanding has 2 senses
  1. commanding, ranking, top-level, top-ranking - of the highest rank; used of persons; "the commanding officer"
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
  2. commanding, dominating, overlooking - used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
    Antonym: low (indirect, via high)
Verb command has 5 senses
  1. command - be in command of; "The general commanded a huge army"
    --1 is one way to
    dominate, master
    Derived forms: noun command5, noun command2, noun command3, noun commandant1, noun commander2, noun commander4, noun commander3, noun commander1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. command, require, compel - make someone do something
    --2 is one way to order, tell, enjoin, say
    Derived forms: noun commandment1, noun command1
    Sample sentence:
    They command him to write the letter
  3. command - demand as one's due; "This speaker commands a high fee"; "The author commands a fair hearing from his readers"
    --3 is one way to
    demand, exact
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. dominate, command, overlook, overtop - look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
    --4 is one way to lie
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
    Derived forms: noun command5, noun command3, noun commandant1, noun commander2, noun commander4, noun commander3, noun commander1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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