make someone do something
- "Command the military forces"
- "The colonel commanded his men to open fire"
- "Fuehrer, command, we obey"
of the highest rank; used of persons
- "the commanding officer"
used of a height or viewpoint
- "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
- "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"
- "a commanding view of the ocean"
not allowing contradiction or refusal
- "spoke in commanding (or peremptory) tones"