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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Ted Cruz:

    This fevered pipe dream of Washington that at the convention they would parachute in some white knight who will save the Washington establishment, it is nothing less than a pipe dream, it ai n’t gon na happen. If it did happen, the people would quite rightly revolt. Senator Cruz only bolstered his case that he's gaining momentum in the battle against front-runner Trump with his Wisconsin victory. He scored 48 percent of the vote to Trump's 35 percent, and picked up the lion's share of the state's delegates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich trailed far behind. The race heads next, though, to New York state where Trump has a commanding lead in the polls. The criticism of having ties to the establishment is an unusual one for Cruz -- who has portrayed himself as an outsider fighting against what he calls.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    Bureaucrats at the VA are not commanding officers. They should never have the authority to order around our returning heroes, as soon as the VA is forced to compete with the private sector providers, it will increase the efficiency, the service and its innovation.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

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