command
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command(
kuh
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mahnd
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (order)
a. la orden
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm sorry, but I have to follow the commands I've been given.Discúlpeme, pero debo cumplir las órdenes que me han dado.
2. (authority)
a. el mando
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The queen is in command of the royal guard.La reina está al mando de la guardia real.
3. (computing)
a. el comando
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's a pretty easy program to use once you learn the basic commands.Es un programa bastante fácil de usar una vez que aprendes los comandos básicos.
b. el mando
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I use a keyboard shortcut for that command.Yo uso un atajo de teclado por ese mando.
4. (knowledge)
a. el dominio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They have the same work experience, but she has a better command of English.Tienen la misma experiencia laboral, pero ella tiene mejor dominio del inglés.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to give an order)
a. mandar
The sergeant commanded them to put down their weapons.El sargento les mandó que dejaran sus armas.
b. ordenar
The birthday girl commanded her parents to bring her more cake.La cumpleañera les ordenó a sus padres que le trajeran más pastel.
6. (to have authority)
a. estar al mando de
The admiral commands a large fleet of ships.El admirante está al mando de una gran flota de navíos.
b. comandar
I hear the King in the North commands an army of a hundred wolves.Oigo que el Rey en el Norte comanda un ejército de cien lobos.
c. mandar
She commands all of the territories to the North.Ella manda en todos los territorios al norte.
7. (to have)
a. disponer de
She commands a large fortune because she's an heiress.Dispone de una fortuna grande porque es heredera.
b. contar con
We command a large portion of the local water supply.Contamos con una porción grande de la provisión de agua local.
8. (to deserve and receive)
a. imponer
As a professor she commands a lot of respect from her students.Como profesora impone mucho respeto de sus alumnos.
b. hacerse acreedor
The church's decorative facade commands a lot of attention and admiration.La fachada decorada de la iglesia se hace acreedora de mucha atención y admiración.
c. infundir
You cannot command respect without conducting yourself in a professional way.No se puede infundir respeto sin comportarse de una manera profesional.
d. inspirar
Her paintings are truly original and command the admiration of all who see them.Sus cuadros son verdaderamente originales e inspiran la admiración de todos los que los ven.
9. (to dominate from a height)
a. tener
Our house on a cliff commands fantastic views of the sea.Nuestra casa en un acantilado tiene vistas fantásticas del mar.
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command
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (order)
a. la orden
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (computers)
a. la comando m, instrucción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to do something at somebody's commandhacer algo por orden de alguien
3. (authority, control; of army, expedition)
a. el mando
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be in command (of)estar al mando (de)
to be in command of a situationdominar una situación
to be at somebody's commandestar a las órdenes de alguien
he has many resources at his commandtiene muchos recursos a su disposición
she has a good command of Englishtiene un buen dominio del inglés
command economyeconomía dirigida
4. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
command languagelenguaje de comandos or de mando
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (order)
a. mandar, ordenar
to command somebody to do somethingmandar a alguien que haga algo
6. (ship, regiment)
a. estar al mando de, mandar
7. (have at one's disposal)
a. disponer de
with all the skill he could commandcon toda la habilidad de que disponía
8. (inspire; respect, admiration)
a. infundir, inspirar
9. (attention)
a. obtener
to command a high pricealcanzar un precio elevado
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command [kəˈmɑːnd]
noun
1 (order) especially (Mil) orden (f); (Comput) orden (f); comando (m)
he gave his command in a loud voice
he gave the command (to attack/retreat) dio la orden (de atacar/retirarse); his commands were obeyed at once sus órdenes se cumplieron de inmediato
at or by the command of sb por orden de algn
by royal command por real orden
2 (control) [of army, ship] mando (m)
to be at sb's command [+resources, money, troops] estar a la disposición de algn; [+men] estar a las órdenes de algn; estar bajo el mando de algn
to have at one's command [+resources, money, troops] disponer de; tener a su disposición; [+men] tener a sus órdenes; estar al mando de
to have command of sth estar al mando de algo
to be in command (of sth) estar al mando (de algo)
who is in command here? ¿quién manda aquí?; to be in command of one's faculties estar en posesión de sus facultades; to be in command of the situation ser dueño de la situación
to take command of sth asumir el mando de algo
under the command of bajo el mando de
3 (mastery) dominio (m)
his command of English su dominio del inglés; to have a good command of English dominar el inglés; command of the seas dominio de los mares
4 (authority) (Mil) (Náut) mando (m); jefatura (f)
second in command segundo (m); (Náut) segundo (m) de a bordo
transitive verb
1 (order)
to command sb to do sth mandar or ordenar a algn que haga algo; to command sth to be done mandar or ordenar que se haga algo
2 (be in control of) [+soldiers, army] mandar; estar al mando de; [+ship] comandar
3 (have at one's disposal) [+resources, money, services] disponer de; contar con
4 (deserve and get) [+attention] ganarse; [+respect] imponer; [+sympathy] merecerse; hacerse acreedor de; [+price] venderse a; venderse por; [+fee] exigir
an actress who can command high fees
5 (overlook) [+area] dominar; [+view] tener; disfrutar de
modifier
command key (n) (Comput) tecla (f) de comando
command language (n) (Comput) lenguaje (m) de comandos
command line (n) (Comput) orden (f); comando (m)
command module (n) (on a space rocket) módulo (m) de mando
command performance (n) gala (f) (a petición) real
command post (n) puesto (m) de mando
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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