Commandment Definition

kə-măndmənt
commandments
noun
commandments
A command; an edict.
American Heritage

An authoritative command or order; mandate; precept; specif., any of the Ten Commandments.

Webster's New World
One of the Ten Commandments.
Wiktionary
The definition of a commandment is a rule that must be obeyed, especially one handed down by God.
A divine rule given by God to Moses such as the rule that "Thou shall not kill" is an example of a commandment.
YourDictionary
The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
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Other Word Forms of Commandment

Noun

Singular:
commandment
Plural:
commandments

Origin of Commandment

  • From Old French comandement, from comander. See command.

    From Wiktionary

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