The definition of a commandment is a rule that must be obeyed, especially one handed down by God.noun
A divine rule given by God to Moses such as the rule that "Thou shall not kill" is an example of a commandment.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME & OFr comandement
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- A command; an edict.
- Bible One of the Ten Commandments.