What does commanding mean?

Definitions for commanding
kəˈmæn dɪŋ, -ˈmɑn-com·mand·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word commanding.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding, dominating, overlooking(adj)

    used of a height or viewpoint

    "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"

Wiktionary

  1. commanding(Verb)

    Present participle of to command.

  2. commanding(Adjective)

    tending to give commands, authoritarian

  3. commanding(Adjective)

    impressively dominant

    A commanding structure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commanding

    of Command

  2. Commanding(adj)

    exercising authority; actually in command; as, a commanding officer

  3. Commanding(adj)

    fitted to impress or control; as, a commanding look or presence

  4. Commanding(adj)

    exalted; overlooking; having superior strategic advantages; as, a commanding position

How to pronounce commanding?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say commanding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commanding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commanding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of commanding in a Sentence

  1. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly:

    This is exactly what we want our commanding officers and medical professionals to do, were not looking to shoot the messenger.

  2. Acting Navy SecretaryThomas B. Modly:

    Were looking at that letter to try and understand what exactly the issues are. Its moving very quickly. My staff spoke to the [commanding officer] of the ship yesterday, he expressed some alarm in terms of the ability to get more beds in Guam, which we are working on very rapidly.

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America.

  4. D. H. Lawrence:

    Brute force crushes many plants. Yet the plants rise again. The Pyramids will not last a moment compared with the daisy. And before Buddha or Jesus spoke the nightingale sang, and long after the words of Jesus and Buddha are gone into oblivion the nightingale still will sing. Because it is neither preaching nor commanding nor urging. It is just singing. And in the beginning was not a Word, but a chirrup.

  5. Laurie Cestnick:

    Some Sanders supporters recently claimed Democratic National Committee leadership is giving preferential treatment to current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden of Delaware. Some Sanders supporters say Some Sanders supporters mistrust polls showing Biden holding a commanding lead over the Democratic field, and some say they may stage another revolt at the partys 2020 national convention in Milwaukee, just as they did in Philadelphia in 2016, if Biden gets the nomination. CLICK TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Laurie Cestnick, a Sanders supporter who founded Occupy Democratic National Committee, told The Washington Times theyre frustrated that the mainstream media doesnt cover many of Some Sanders supporters candidates events. The mainstream media and theDNCare colluding against the American people, thats what it feels like. Its the same thing all over again.

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