Associations to the word «Commandment»


COMMANDMENT, noun. Something that must be obeyed; a command or edict.
COMMANDMENT, noun. The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
COMMANDMENT, noun. (legal) The offence of commanding or inducing another to violate the law.
COMMANDMENT, noun. One of the Ten Commandments

Dictionary definition

COMMANDMENT, noun. Something that is commanded.
COMMANDMENT, noun. A doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis