, a. 1. Exercising authority; actually in command; as, a commanding officer.
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2. Fitted to impress or control; as, a commanding look or presence.
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3. Exalted; overlooking; having superior strategic advantages; as, a commanding position.

Syn. -- Authoritative; imperative; imperious.
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