Definitions for commandable

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•mand*kəˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd(v.t.)

  1. to direct with specific authority or prerogative; order:

    to command troops to march.

  2. to require authoritatively; demand:

    to command silence.

  3. to deserve and receive (respect, sympathy, attention, etc.).

  4. to dominate by reason of location; overlook:

    The hill commands the sea.

  5. to have authority over and responsibility for (a military installation).

    Category: Military

  6. to have control over; be master of:

    The Pharaoh commanded 10,000 slaves.

  7. (v.i.)to issue an order or orders.

  8. to be in charge; have authority.

  9. to occupy a dominating position; look down upon or over a body of water, region, etc.

  10. (n.)the act of commanding or ordering.

  11. an order given by one in authority.

  12. an order in prescribed words, as one given in a loud voice to troops at close-order drill:

    The command was “Right shoulder arms!”

  13. (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.

    Category: Military

  14. the possession or exercise of controlling authority:

    a lieutenant in command of a platoon.

  15. expertise; mastery:

    to have a command of four languages.

  16. power of dominating a region by reason of location; extent of view or outlook:

    the command of the valley from the hill.

  17. a signal, as a keystroke, instructing a computer to perform a specific task.

    Category: Computers

  18. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or resulting from a command.

  19. of or pertaining to a commander.

  20. 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



  1. commandable(Adjective)

    Capable of being commanded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commandable(adj)

    capable of being commanded


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