What does commandment mean?

Definitions for commandment
kəˈmænd mənt, -ˈmɑnd-com·mand·ment

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

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"


  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

    Etymology: [OF. commandement, F. commandement.]

  2. Commandment(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OF. commandement, F. commandement.]

  3. Commandment(noun)

    the act of commanding; exercise of authority

    Etymology: [OF. commandement, F. commandement.]

  4. Commandment(noun)

    the offense of commanding or inducing another to violate the law

    Etymology: [OF. commandement, F. commandement.]


  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.

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  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

Examples of commandment in a Sentence

  1. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    I believe in Reagan's 11th commandment: I won't speak ill of anybody, ted Cruz is a friend of mine; he's a senator. Ted Cruz is healthy for this party, just as every other Republican is healthy for this party. And I want more people to be part of the Republican party.

  2. 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.

  3. Pope Francis:

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

  4. Joe Scarborough:

    For somebody quoting the Bible, as much as she’s quoting the Bible, that’s just why I hope that she’s just completely ignorant, and is n’t lying on purpose to the American people that many times, Mika Brzezinski, that would be terrible, there’s a commandment against the lying.

  5. Sunny Mathew Cheruthanniyil:

    It is absolutely impossible to be a rich Christian " Because he does not follow Jesus.Jesus answered, Mark 12:30 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

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