commanding etymology

English word commanding comes from English command

Detailed word origin of commanding

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
command English (eng) (baseball) The degree of control a pitcher has over his pitches.. (computing) A directive to a computer program acting as an interpreter of some kind, in order to perform a specific task.. (military) A body or troops, or any naval or military force, under the control of a particular officer; by extension, any object or body in someone's charge.. A position of chief authority; a position [...]
commanding English (eng) Impressively dominant.. Tending to give commands, authoritarian. The act of giving a command.