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commanding

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49 in 49 verses (in OT : 27 in 27 verses) (in NT : 22 in 22 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

commandinga. 
  •  Exercising authority; actually in command; as, a commanding officer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fitted to impress or control; as, a commanding look or presence.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exalted; overlooking; having superior strategic advantages; as, a commanding position.
Syn. -- Authoritative; imperative; imperious.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

commanding, adj.
1 dignified, exalted, impressive.
2 (of a hill or other high point) giving a wide view.
3 (of an advantage, a position, etc.) controlling; superior (has a commanding lead).

Derivative
commandingly adv.

THESAURUS

commanding

absolute, ascendant, at the head, authoritarian, authoritative, authorized, autocratic, boss, chief, clothed with authority, compelling, competent, consequential, considerable, controlling, decretal, decretive, decretory, dictating, directing, directive, directorial, directory, dominant, duly constituted, eminent, empowered, ex officio, general, governing, great, guiding, head, hegemonic, hegemonistic, imperative, important, in ascendancy, in charge, in chief, in the ascendant, influential, instructive, jussive, leading, managerial, managing, mandating, master, mighty, momentous, monocratic, obligating, official, paramount, peremptory, potent, powerful, preceptive, predominant, predominate, preeminent, prepollent, preponderant, preponderate, prepotent, prescriptive, prestigious, prevalent, prominent, puissant, ranking, regnant, regulating, regulative, regulatory, reigning, ruling, senior, sovereign, substantial, superior, supreme, totalitarian, weighty

ROGET THESAURUS

commanding

Importance

N importance, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness, import, significance, concern, emphasis, interest, greatness, superiority, notability, weight, value, usefulness, gravity, seriousness, solemnity, no joke, no laughing matter, pressure, urgency, stress, matter of life and death, memorabilia, notabilia, great doings, red-letter day, great thing, great point, main chance, the be all and the end all, cardinal point, substance, gist, sum and substance, gravamen, head and front, important part, principal part, prominent part, essential part, half the battle, sine qua non, breath of one's nostrils, cream, salt, core, kernel, heart, nucleus, keynote, keystone, corner stone, trump card, salient points, top sawyer, first fiddle, prima donna, chief, triton among the minnows, 'it', important, of importance, momentous, material, to the point, not to be overlooked, not to be despised, not to be sneezed at, egregious, weighty, of note, notable, prominent, salient, signal, memorable, remarkable, unforgettable, worthy of remark, worthy of notice, never to be forgotten, stirring, eventful, grave, serious, earnest, noble, grand, solemn, impressive, commanding, imposing, urgent, pressing, critical, instant, paramount, essential, vital, all-absorbing, radical, cardinal, chief, main, prime, primary, principal, leading, capital, foremost, overruling, of vital importance in the front rank, first-rate, superior, considerable, marked, rare, significant, telling, trenchant, emphatic, pregnant, tanti, materially, in the main, above all, kat' exochin, par excellence, to crown all, to beat all, expende Hannibalem!.

Command

N command, order, ordinance, act, fiat, hukm, bidding, dictum, hest, behest, call, beck, nod, despatch, dispatch, message, direction, injunction, charge, instructions, appointment, fixture, demand, exaction, imposition, requisition, claim, reclamation, revendication, ultimatum, request, requirement, dictation, dictate, mandate, caveat, decree, senatus consultum, precept, prescript, rescript, writ, ordination, bull, ex cathedra pronouncement, edict, decretal, dispensation, prescription, brevet, placit, ukase, ukaz, firman, hatti- sherif, warrant, passport, mittimus, mandamus, summons, subpoena, nisi prius, interpellation, citation, word, word of command, mot d'ordre, bugle call, trumpet call, beat of drum, tattoo, order of the day, enactment, plebiscite, commanding, authoritative, decretory, decretive, decretal, callable, jussive, in a commanding tone, by a stroke of the pen, by a dash of the pen, by order, at beat of drum, on the first summons, the decree is gone forth, sic volo sic jubeo, le Roi le veut, boutez en avant.


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