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 presence.

3.

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

Syn. -- Authoritative; imperative; imperious.

 

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