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verb adjure, authorize, bid, call for, call upon, charge, compel, constrain, decree, demand, direct, direct imperatively, enact, exact, exercise authority, force, give directions, give orders, govern, have control, hominem iubere facere, homini imperare, homini praecipere ut faciat, imminere, impose, instruct, issue a command, issue a deeree, issue an order, lead, mandate, ordain, order, order with authority, prescribe, proclaim, promulgate an order, rule, state authoritatively, take charge, take the lead
Foreign phrases: In maleficio, ratihabitio mandato commaratur.In tort, a ratification is regarded as a command. Qui mandat ipse fecisse videtur. He who gives an order is held to be the doer. Ratihabitio mandato aequiparatur. Ratification is equivalent to an express command. Remissius imperanti melius paretur. He who commands more gently is better obeyed.
See also: administration, agency, assign, call, canon, claim, coerce, coercion, commission, compel, compulsion, conduct, constrain, control, decree, demand, desire, detail, dictate, direct, direction, directive, discipline, dominate, dominion, edict, efficiency, enact, enforce, enjoin, exhort, fiat, force, generalship, govern, government, handle, hegemony, hold, impose, influence, injunction, insist, instruct, instruction, jurisdiction, knowledge, law, learning, manage, management, mandamus, mandate, manipulate, mittimus, moderate, monition, motivate, occupation, occupy, officiate, operate, order, ordinance, overcome, overlook, oversee, own, possess, possession, power, precept, predominance, predominate, prescribe, prescription, preside, press, pressure, prevail, primacy, process, regime, regulate, regulation, request, require, requirement, rule, ruling, skill, strength, subjugate, subpoena, summon, summons, superintend, supervise, supervision, supremacy, surmount, takeover, wield, will, writ

COMMAND. This word has several meanings. 1. It signifies an order; an apprentice is bound to obey the lawful command of his master; a constable may command rioters to keep the peace.
     2. He who commands another to do an unlawful act, is accessary to it. 3 Inst. 51, 57; 2 Inst. 182; 1 Hayw.
     3. Command is also equivalent to deputation or voluntary substitution; as, when a master employs one to do a thing, he is said to have Commanded him to do it; and he is responsible accordingly. Story Ag. Sec. 454, note.

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