Definitions for commandable
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word commandable
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to direct with specific authority or prerogative; order:
to command troops to march.
to require authoritatively; demand:
to command silence.
to deserve and receive (respect, sympathy, attention, etc.).
to dominate by reason of location; overlook:
The hill commands the sea.
to have authority over and responsibility for (a military installation).
to have control over; be master of:
The Pharaoh commanded 10,000 slaves.
(v.i.)to issue an order or orders.
to be in charge; have authority.
to occupy a dominating position; look down upon or over a body of water, region, etc.
(n.)the act of commanding or ordering.
an order given by one in authority.
an order in prescribed words, as one given in a loud voice to troops at close-order drill:
The command was “Right shoulder arms!”
(cap.) a principal component of the U.S. Air Force: a body of troops or a station, ship, etc., under a commander.
Strategic Air Command.
the possession or exercise of controlling authority:
a lieutenant in command of a platoon.
to have a command of four languages.
power of dominating a region by reason of location; extent of view or outlook:
the command of the valley from the hill.
a signal, as a keystroke, instructing a computer to perform a specific task.
(adj.)of, pertaining to, or resulting from a command.
of or pertaining to a commander.
ordered or requested, as by a sovereign:
a command performance.
* Syn: See direct.
Origin of command:
1250–1300; ME < AF com(m)a(u)nder, OF comander < ML commandāre= L com-com - +mandāre to entrust, order; cf. commend
Capable of being commanded.
capable of being commanded
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