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Pronunciation:  ku'manding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not allowing contradiction or refusal; "spoke in commanding (or peremptory) tones"; "peremptory commands"
  2. [adj]  used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
  3. [adj]  of the highest rank; used of persons; "the commanding officer"

COMMANDING is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: dominating, high, imperative, overlooking, peremptory, ranking, superior, top-level, top-ranking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Com*mand"ing\, a.
1. Exercising authority; actually in command; as, a
   commanding officer.

2. Fitted to impress or control; as, a commanding look or

3. Exalted; overlooking; having superior strategic
   advantages; as, a commanding position.

Syn: Authoritative; imperative; imperious.

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