from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A command; an edict.
- noun Bible One of the Ten Commandments.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A command; a mandate; an order or injunction given by authority; a charge; an authoritative precept.
- noun Specifically Any one of the ten injunctions, engraved upon tables of stone, delivered to Moses on Mount Sinai, according to the account in Exodus. See
- noun Authority; command; power of commanding.
- noun In old English law, the offense of instigating another to transgress the law.
- noun The ten fingers.
- noun The lines in an apple extending from the stem through the pulp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An order or injunction given by authority; a command; a charge; a precept; a mandate.
- noun (Script.) One of the ten laws or precepts given by God to the Israelites at Mount Sinai.
- noun The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
- noun (Law) The offense of commanding or inducing another to violate the law.
- noun the Decalogue, or summary of God's commands, given to Moses at Mount Sinai. (Ex. xx.)
from , Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Something that must be
obeyed; a commandor edict.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun something that is commanded
- noun a doctrine that is taught
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