command

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəˈmɑːnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəˈmænd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kə mand, -mänd)


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command

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. The computer [processed, handled] the commands.
  2. Too many commands [blocked, froze, jammed] the (system).
  3. [specify, display, view] the commands
  4. run [this, the following] command
  5. issued a command to [clear the screen, run the program]
  6. issued an [urgent, emergency] command
  7. issued a command to [stop, fire, attack, leave, disarm]
  8. gave the command to [fire, shoot]
  9. [follow, carry out] your commands
  10. has lost command of the [team, crew, ship, situation]
  11. had [20,000, few] troops at his command
  12. has a working command of [four] languages
  13. has [spoken, a strong] command of [Arabic, Hebrew, Russian]
  14. can cry on command
v
  1. command the [workers, people, troops, children, students, audience]
  2. commanded them to [speak, listen, write, run, follow]
  3. the [teacher, captain, boss, dictator] commanded them to [speak]
  4. did as he commanded
  5. I command you to [stand, go, stay]
  6. he commands the respect of [his, all]
  7. she commands [the utmost, the highest, a great deal of] respect from [those, all, her]
  8. command (his) [respect, admiration, adulation, silence]
  9. her [efforts, words, experience] commanded [respect]
  10. the [cliff, hill] commands the [sea, coastline]
  11. command [an army, a battalion, a unit, the squadron]
n as adj
  1. using the command [prompt, control]
  2. command line [options, interface]
  3. in command mode
  4. [view, review] the command history
  5. [put in, gave] a command performance
  6. is stationed at the command post
  7. a command decision (to)
additional examples
  1. using the command [prompt, control]
  2. command line [options, interface]
  3. in command mode
  4. [view, review] the command history
  5. [put in, gave] a command performance
  6. is stationed at the command post
  7. a command decision (to)
  8. The computer [processed, handled] the commands.
  9. Too many commands [blocked, froze, jammed] the (system).
  10. [specify, display, view] the commands
  11. run [this, the following] command
  12. issued a command to [clear the screen, run the program]
  13. issued an [urgent, emergency] command
  14. issued a command to [stop, fire, attack, leave, disarm]
  15. gave the command to [fire, shoot]
  16. [follow, carry out] your commands
  17. has lost command of the [team, crew, ship, situation]
  18. had [20,000, few] troops at his command
  19. has a working command of [four] languages
  20. has [spoken, a strong] command of [Arabic, Hebrew, Russian]
  21. can cry on command
  22. command the [workers, people, troops, children, students, audience]
  23. commanded them to [speak, listen, write, run, follow]
  24. the [teacher, captain, boss, dictator] commanded them to [speak]
  25. did as he commanded
  26. I command you to [stand, go, stay]
  27. he commands the respect of [his, all]
  28. she commands [the utmost, the highest, a great deal of] respect from [those, all, her]
  29. command (his) [respect, admiration, adulation, silence]
  30. her [efforts, words, experience] commanded [respect]
  31. the [cliff, hill] commands the [sea, coastline]
  32. command [an army, a battalion, a unit, the squadron]
  33. is the [first, second] in command
  34. was in command of the [troops, battalion, squadron]
  35. who is in command here?
  36. [acted, fired, spoke] on command
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