Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “command”

command

verb /kəˈmaːnd/
to order
ordenar, mandar
I command you to leave the room immediately!
to have authority over
estar al mando de
He commanded a regiment of soldiers.
to have by right
infundir, inspirar
He commands great respect.
commandant /komənˈdant, (American) ˈkoməndant/ noun an officer who has the command of a place or of a body of troops.
comandante
commander noun a person who commands
comandante
He was the commander of the expedition.
in the British navy, an officer of the rank next below the captain.
capitán de fragata
commanding adjective impressive
autoritario
He has a commanding appearance.
with a wide view
dominante
The house had a commanding position on the hill.
commandment noun a command given by God, especially one of the ten given to Moses
mandamiento
the Ten Commandments.
commander-in-chief noun (plural commanders-in-chief) the officer in supreme command of an army, or of the entire forces of the state.
comandante en jefe
(Definition of command from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “command” in Spanish

Definitions of “command” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hello stranger

said to a person that you know but have not seen for a long time

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More