to order or compelHe commanded his troops to attack.
Williams ordered him to leave.
She told me to follow my dreams.
Her boss charged her with a hazardous mission.
She demanded an immediate apology.
She was required to take to the stage.
Circumstances dictated that they played a defensive game.
They have been directed to give special attention to poverty.
I dare say he did as he was bidden.
She enjoined me strictly not to tell anyone else.
to deserve and getShe was an excellent physician who commanded the respect of her colleagues.
to have authority overthe French general who commands the UN troops in the region
have authority over,
He led the country between 1949 and 1984.
He heads the department's Office of Civil Rights.
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
You should not let other people control you.
the feudal lord who ruled this land
Within two years, he was managing the store.
She handled travel arrangements for the press corps.
No company should be permitted to dominate the market.
They go to the polls on Friday to choose the people they want to govern their country.
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
One of his jobs was supervising the dining room.
be in charge of,
be subordinate to,
be inferior to
an authoritative instruction that something must be doneThe tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
Mr North had been arrested on the orders of the Spanish government.
He grew ever more fierce in his demands.
No reason for this instruction was given.
They must abide by the dictates of the new government.
He issued a decree ordering all unofficial armed groups to disband.
the bidding of his backbenchers
The union already has a mandate to ballot for a strike.
These measures offended all the accepted canons of political economy.
Thanks to a new directive, labelling will be more specific.
He took out a court injunction against the newspaper.
fiat, , ,
He has imposed solutions by fiat.
In 1741 Catherine the Great issued an edict of toleration for Buddhism.
the precepts of Buddhism
knowledgethe struggle for command of the air
They had five centuries of domination by the Romans.
the winding-up of British rule over the territory
Peace is now within our grasp.
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
a region where humans have gained mastery over the major rivers
They believe they have dominion over us.
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
the authority to commandIn 1942 he took command of 108 Squadron.
the responsibility for its day-to-day management
The Prime Minister has the power to dismiss senior ministers.
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
He has no natural authority.
The house was built under the direction of his partner.
First-time licence holders have to work under supervision.
knowledgeHis command of English was excellent.
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in the sense of administer
to manage (an organization or estate)Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
in the sense of authority
a position that has the power to command, control, or judge othersHe has no natural authority.
Video: pronunciation of 'command'
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