Maybe they looked too suspicious while walking home, or maybe they just wouldn't obey when you gave them a command.
The police also have a number of dogs trained to attack to kill on command.
The absence of command and control means there is only haphazard combat coordination on the ground.
Though this did nothing to help impart knowledge to his charges, some were impressed anyway by his command of the subject.
Perhaps the most interesting and indeed relevant of this is the C2 (or command and Control) addresses found in the malware.
Santa Anna's command comprised at least twenty thousand Mexicans.
This satisfied him, for he cared nothing for the attachment of those under his command.
She begged of him to command his brother Pluto to return her daughter to her.
And Andy knew that he had the life of a man under the command of his forefinger.
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.