Command in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Command

(transitive, intransitive) To order, give orders; to compel or direct with authority. | (transitive, intransitive) To have or exercise supreme power, control or authority over, especially military; to have under direction or control. | (transitive) To require with authority; to demand, order, enjoin.

Short Example Sentence for Command

  • 1. Let not a shot be fired until the command is given. 🔊
  • 2. The officer in command must be a gentleman. 🔊
  • 3. The officer in command of the company now bustled up. 🔊
  • 4. The officer in command fed us with a sumptuous tea. 🔊
  • 5. In command of the German war dirigibles. 🔊
  • 6. In command French military aviation, 1911-13. 🔊
  • 7. In command Swiss military aviation section, 1911-12. 🔊
  • 8. Mr. Harrison is in command with Lieut. 🔊
  • 9. In command of British Navy dirigible section, 1911. 🔊
  • 10. This force was placed in command of Major Emery Foster. 🔊
  • 11. In command of the British Army Air Battalion, 1911. 🔊
  • 12. Above the din rises the word of command of a well-known voice. 🔊
  • 13. The command now moved cautiously forward, but there was to be no battle. 🔊
  • 14. Appointed 1911, to take command of French naval aviation. 🔊
  • 15. To be precise, it was a command from the Emperor of Germany to come to dinner. 🔊
  • 16. Why, that indeed I easily can do, If you command me; for I know which way. 🔊
  • 17. Then he turned at the orderly's command and marched out of the room. 🔊

How to use Command in Sentence?

  • 1. Piegan, out of the fullness of his heart, emphasized his command with the toe of his boot. 🔊
  • 2. Lawrence still was in command of his scouts, and he volunteered to see if he could find Warren. 🔊
  • 3. Humble, and yet stately, a white face with red and swollen eyelids, eyes with command in them. 🔊
  • 4. To the Captain in command Lawrence explained his fear of an ambuscade in front. 🔊
  • 5. Captain Brawner, on whom the command had fallen, resolved to retreat to Lexington. 🔊
  • 6. Formerly in command of British Army aviation headquarters, Farnborough, 1909-10. 🔊
  • 7. Necessarily, I did myself the honor to obey the command of the Emperor Wilhelm II. 🔊
  • 8. All these were under his command and protected by his power, so that none could find them but such as propitiated his favor. 🔊
  • 9. It was like this: When old man Dunbar died, Captain Harry was already in command with the firm. 🔊
  • 10. My lot was to command a squad of veterans whose duties for years had been confined to the supply of the army. 🔊
  • 11. When Lawrence made his report, Colonel Huston, in command at Lexington, acted with promptness. 🔊
  • 12. All went on well with us until a new chief of the sbirri was sent to our village to take command of the police. 🔊
  • 13. Ask if the cook understands anything about game, that she may take the command of my game preserves for me. 🔊
  • 14. It is a daily store of all the rarest and richest articles of food money can command for the discontented palate of man. 🔊
  • 15. At his command they built for the lion a cage of gold so large that palm-trees could stand upright therein. 🔊
  • 16. As they were passing a place where the bushes grew thickly by the side of the road, they received a gruff command to halt. 🔊
  • 17. Because he knew it was wrong; because his act was a voluntary and known transgression of the command of God. 🔊
  • 18. For all practical purposes Davidson was managing that command of his single-handed; and of course this was known in the port. 🔊