command noun (ORDER)
When I give the command, fire!
Lee took command of the Confederate Army in 1862.
- The command was given to cease fire .
- The general was relieved of his command in 1941.
- Regiments are usually commanded by a colonel and are sometimes made up of soldiers from a particular city or part of the country.
- We could hear the sergeant bellowing commands to his troops.
- He obeys her every command.