Associations to the word «Commandment»

Wiktionary

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

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain