Definitions for commandmentkəˈmænd mənt, -ˈmɑnd-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commandment(noun)

    something that is commanded

  2. teaching, precept, commandment(noun)

    a doctrine that is taught

    "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"

Wiktionary

  1. commandment(Noun)

    Something that must be obeyed; a command or edict.

  2. Commandment(Noun)

    one of the Ten Commandments

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commandment(noun)

    an order or injunction given by authority; a command; a charge; a precept; a mandate

  2. Commandment(noun)

    one of the ten laws or precepts given by God to the Israelites at Mount Sinai

  3. Commandment(noun)

    the act of commanding; exercise of authority

  4. Commandment(noun)

    the offense of commanding or inducing another to violate the law

  5. Origin: [OF. commandement, F. commandement.]

Freebase

  1. Commandment

    Commandment is the seventh studio album by death metal band Six Feet Under. It was released April 17, 2007, on Metal Blade Records. They have released videos for "Ghosts of the Undead" and "Doomsday". "Doomsday" was premiered on Headbanger's Ball on Nov 10th.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commandment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commandment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elmer Davis:

    The first and great commandment is Don't let them scare you.

  2. Pope Francis:

    They responded with extraordinary creativity to the commandment of love of God and neighbor.

  3. Pope Francis:

    The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' has absolute value and applies to both the innocent and the guilty.

  4. Berta Buxton:

    The eleventh commandment --- Thou shalt not be found out --- is the only one that is virtually impossible to keep these days.

  5. Psalms 11996:

    I have seen an end of all perfection but thy commandment is exceeding broad.N. B. This is the origin of the proverb, All good things must come to an end.

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