What does commanding mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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"


  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

How to say commanding in sign language?

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  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. Benjamin Franklin:

    I know not which lives more unnatural lives, obeying husbands, or commanding wives.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.

  3. Phyllis Chesler:

    If it were natural for father to care for their sons, they would not need so many laws commanding them to do so.

  4. 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.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Every true leader is expected to be commanding respect/dignity from his/her followers/subjects and not at all to be demanding for it.

Images & Illustrations of commanding

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