Meaning of at someone's command in English:

at someone's command


  • At someone's disposal to use or instruct.

    ‘I shall defend myself with all the eloquence at my command’
    • ‘With all the modern methods of waste disposal at our command, it should not be difficult to prevent pollution of lakes.’
    • ‘You can do that when you have a powerful government at your command.’
    • ‘Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.’
    • ‘Our kids have incredible toys at their command that allow them to experience everything but the real thing.’
    • ‘They go on deploying the vast propaganda and other resources at their command until they finally impose their will.’
    • ‘The nobility and the church fought back hard with all the power at their command.’
    • ‘Pointedly refusing to rule out the use of nuclear weapons, he added, ‘We will direct every resource at our command and every necessary weapon of war.’’
    • ‘We shall combat it with all the resources at our command.’
    • ‘So with all the creative energy at our command, let us begin an era of national renewal.’
    • ‘We have a big task in keeping our city clean, but we are doing it with all the will and resources we have at our command.’