But as things stand today, if you can get the price tag on such objects up high enough, they begin to command respect.
The absence of command and control means there is only haphazard combat coordination on the ground.
The police also have a number of dogs trained to attack to kill on command.
Though this did nothing to help impart knowledge to his charges, some were impressed anyway by his command of the subject.
Fed up, she ultimately sends an email detailing the hypocrisy up the chain of command—to more than 50 people—and is fired.
Santa Anna's command comprised at least twenty thousand Mexicans.
She summoned all the strength at her command to shake her head.
She begged of him to command his brother Pluto to return her daughter to her.
He wanted to keep the errors of personnel under his command—and his own—in the family.
The gods,” answered Hippias; “for the first command to all men is to adore the gods.
c.1300, from Old French comander "to order, enjoin, entrust" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *commandare, from Latin commendare "to recommend, entrust to" (see commend), altered by influence of Latin mandare "to commit, entrust" (see mandate (n.)). Replaced Old English bebeodan. Related: Commanded; commanding.
c.1400, "order, command," from Old French comand (14c.), from comander (see command (v.)). Meaning "control, authority" is from mid-15c.
A character string which tells a program to perform a specific action. Most commands take arguments which either modify the action performed or supply it with input. Commands may be typed by the user or read from a file by a command interpreter. It is also common to refer to menu items as commands.