HyperDic: commandment

English > 2 senses of the word commandment:
NOUNcommunicationcommandmentsomething that is commanded
cognitioncommandment, teaching, precepta doctrine that is taught
commandment > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > commandment: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningSomething that is commanded.
InstancesDecalogue, Ten CommandmentsThe biblical commandments of Moses
Broadercommand, bid, bidding, dictationAn authoritative direction or instruction to do something
Verbscommandmake someone do something
English > commandment: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA doctrine that is taught.
Synonymsteaching, precept
NarrowerGolden RuleA command based on Jesus' words in the Sermon on the Mount
mitzvah, mitsvah(Judaism) a precept or commandment / commandment of the Jewish law
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

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