command

I
n.
authority
control

1) to assume, take (over) command

2) to exercise command

3) to give up, relinquish; lose one's command

4) firm command

5) command of, over (he assumed command of the regiment)

6) in command of (he was put in command of the task force; who will be placed in command of the division?)

7) under smb.'s command (we were under her command)

8) the chain of command

headquarters

9) the high, supreme command

10) a unified command

order

11) to carry out, execute; give, issue a command

12) a command that + clause; subj. (we obeyed their command that prisoners be/ should be treated properly)

13) at smb.'s command (at his command we opened fire)

military unit

14) a combat; military command

mastery

15) fluent, perfect command (fluent command of a language)

II
v.

1) (H) he commanded his men to fire

2) (L; subj.) the captain commanded that the company fall in/ should fall in

* * *
[kə'mɑːnd]
issue a command
lose one's command
military command
supreme command
take (over) command
perfect command (fluent command 01 a language)
over (he assumed command of the regiment)
subj. (we obeyed their command that prisoners be/ should be treated properly)
(H) he commanded his men to fire
(L; subj.) the captain commanded that the company fall in/ should fall in
['authority'] ['control'] to assume
['headquarters'] the high
['mastery'] fluent
['military unit'] a combat
['order'] to carry out
a unified command
a command that + clause
firm command
the chain of command
to exercise command
to give up
command of
at smb. 's command (at his command we opened fire)
in command of (he was put in command of the task force; who will be placed in command of the division?)
under smb. 's command (we were under her command)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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