(v.) Middle English coma
< Anglo-French com
)nder, Old French comander
< Medieval Latin commandāre,
equivalent to Latin com- com-
to entrust, order (cf. commend
); (noun) late Middle English comma
< Anglo-French, Old French,
noun derivative of the v.
commandable, adjectiveprecommand, noun, verbuncommanded, adjectivewell-commanded, adjective
bid, demand, charge, instruct, enjoin. See direct
govern, control, oversee, manage, lead. See rule
exact, compel, require, claim, secure. 10.
direction, bidding, injunction, charge, mandate, instruction. 13.
ascendancy, sway, domination.