Command vs Cheese - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between command and cheese

is that command is an order to do something while cheese is (uncountable) a dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk or cheese can be (slang) wealth, fame, excellence, importance.

As verbs the difference between command and cheese

is that command is to order, give orders; to compel or direct with authority while cheese is to prepare curds for making cheese or cheese can be (slang) to stop; to refrain from or cheese can be (gaming|slang) to use an unsporting tactic; to repeatedly use an attack which is overpowered or difficult to counter.

As an interjection cheese is





(en noun)
  • An order to do something.
  • I was given a command to cease shooting.
  • The right or authority to order, control or dispose of; the right to be obeyed or to compel obedience.
  • to have command of an army
  • power of control, direction or disposal; mastery.
  • he had command of the situation
    England has long held command of the sea
    a good command of language
  • A position of chief authority; a position involving the right or power to order or control.
  • General Smith was placed in command .
  • The act of commanding; exercise or authority of influence.
  • Command cannot be otherwise than savage, for it implies an appeal to force, should force be needful.'' (''H. Spencer , Social Statics, p. 180)
  • (military) A body or troops, or any naval or military force, under the control of a particular officer; by extension, any object or body in someone's charge.
  • * 1899 ,
  • I asked myself what I was to do there, now my boat was lost. As a matter of fact, I had plenty to do in fishing my command out of the river.
  • Dominating situation; range or control or oversight; extent of view or outlook.
  • (computing) A directive to a computer program acting as an interpreter of some kind, in order to perform a specific task.
  • (baseball) The degree of control a pitcher has over his pitches.
  • He's got good command tonight.


    (en verb)
  • To order, give orders; to compel or direct with authority.
  • The soldier was commanded to cease firing.
    The king commanded his servant to bring him dinner.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • We are commanded' to forgive our enemies, but you never read that we are ' commanded to forgive our friends.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Go to your mistress: / Say, I command her come to me.
  • To have or exercise supreme power, control or authority over, especially military; to have under direction or control.
  • to command an army or a ship
  • * Macaulay
  • Monmouth commanded the English auxiliaries.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Such aid as I can spare you shall command .
  • To require with authority; to demand, order, enjoin.
  • he commanded silence
    If thou be the son of God, command that these stones be made bread. (Mat. IV. 3.)
  • * 2013 , Louise Taylor, English talent gets left behind as Premier League keeps importing'' (in ''The Guardian , 20 August 2013)[]
  • The reasons for this growing disconnect are myriad and complex but the situation is exacerbated by the reality that those English players who do smash through our game's "glass ceiling" command radically inflated transfer fees.
  • to dominate through ability, resources, position etc.; to overlook.
  • Bridges commanded by a fortified house. (Motley.)
  • To exact, compel or secure by influence; to deserve, claim.
  • A good magistrate commands the respect and affections of the people.
    Justice commands the respect and affections of the people.
    The best goods command the best price.
    This job commands a salary of £30,000.
  • To hold, to control the use of.
  • The fort commanded the bay.
  • * Motley
  • bridges commanded by a fortified house
  • * Shakespeare
  • Up to the eastern tower, / Whose height commands as subject all the vale.
  • * Addison
  • One side commands a view of the finest garden.
  • (archaic) To have a view, as from a superior position.
  • * Milton
  • Far and wide his eye commands .
  • (obsolete) To direct to come; to bestow.
  • * Bible, Leviticus xxv. 21
  • I will command my blessing upon you.


    * (give an order) decree, order

    Derived terms

    * chain of command * commandable * command economy * commandeer * commander * commandery * command guidance * commanding * command key * command language * command line * commandment * command module * command performance * command post * high command * second in command * self-command * trains command * your wish is my command


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    * English control verbs



    (wikipedia cheese)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) chese, from (etyl) .


  • (uncountable) A dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk.
  • (countable) Any particular variety of cheese.
  • (countable) A piece of cheese, especially one moulded into a large round shape during manufacture.
  • (uncountable, colloquial) That which is melodramatic, overly emotional, or , i.e. cheesy.
  • (uncountable, slang) Money.
  • (countable, UK) In skittles, the roughly ovoid object that is thrown to knock down the skittles.
  • (uncountable, slang, baseball) A fastball.
  • (uncountable, slang) A dangerous mixture of black tar heroin and crushed Tylenol PM tablets. The resulting powder resembles grated cheese and is snorted.
  • (vulgar, slang) Smegma.
  • (technology) Holed pattern of circuitry to decrease pattern density.
  • * 2006, US Patent 7458053, International Business Machines Corporation
  • It is known in the art to insert features that are electrically inactive (“fill structures”) into a layout to increase layout pattern density or and to remove features from the layout (“cheese structures”) to decrease layout pattern density.
  • A mass of pomace, or ground apples, pressed together in the shape of a cheese.
  • The flat, circular, mucilaginous fruit of the dwarf mallow (Malva rotundifolia ).
  • A low curtsey; so called on account of the cheese shape assumed by a woman's dress when she stoops after extending the skirts by a rapid gyration.
  • (De Quincey)
    * See also
    * fill (dummy pattern to increase pattern density)
    Derived terms
    * Abertam cheese * American cheese * apple-cheese * * Asiago cheese * basket cheese * bleu cheese * blue cheese * Bonchester cheese * bread and cheese * brick cheese * Brussels' cheese * Buxton Blue cheese * Cabrales cheese * Caerphilly cheese * Caithness cheese * Camembert cheese * cauliflower cheese * chalk and cheese * Chaumes cheese * Cheddar cheese * cheese and bread * cheese-bail * cheese board, cheese-board, cheeseboard * cheese-borer * cheese-bowl * cheese-box * cheese-bug * cheeseburger * cheese-cement * cheesecake * cheese cloth, cheesecloth, cheese-clout * cheese-cratch * cheese-crate * cheese curds * cheese-cutter, cheesecutter * cheesed, cheesed off * cheese dip * cheese dish * cheese down * cheese fingers * cheese fly * cheese grater * cheese-hake, cheese-heck * cheese-head * cheese-headed * cheese-hoop * cheese-hopper, cheesehopper * cheese-knife * cheese ladder * cheeseling * cheese-maggot * cheesemaker * cheese mite * cheese-moat * cheese-mold, cheese-mould * cheesemonger * cheese off * cheese-pale * cheese-parer * cheese-paring, cheeseparing * cheese-plate * cheese powder * cheese-press * cheeser * cheese rack/cheese-rack * cheese-ramekin * cheese-rennet * cheese-room * cheese-running * cheesery * the Cheeses * cheese-scoop * cheese skipper * cheese slaw * cheese slicer * cheese spread * cheese straw * cheese-taster * cheese-toaster * cheese-tub * cheese-vat * cheese-water * cheesewire * cheesewood * cheese-wring * cheesine * cheesing * cheesy * * Cheshire cheese * Chevington cheese * * Chihuahua cheese * cock cheese * Colby cheese * Colby-Jack cheese * Coon cheese * Cornish Yarg cheese * cotija cheese * cottage cheese * Cougar Gold cheese * cream cheese, cream-cheese * Criollo cheese * Cuba cheese * curd cheese * damson cheese, damson-cheese * Danish Blue cheese * Derby cheese * Dorset Blue Vinney cheese * Dorstone cheese * Double Gloucester cheese * Dovedale cheese * Duberry cheese * Dunlop cheese * Dutch cheese * * Edam cheese * Emmental cheese, Emmenthal cheese * Exmoor Blue cheese * farmer cheese, farmer's cheese * feta cheese * Gloucester cheese * goat cheese * Gouda cheese * Grana Padano cheese * grated cheese * green cheese * * hard cheese * head-cheese, headcheese, head cheese * hoop cheese * Horeb cheese * human cheese * Huntsman cheese * Idiazabal cheese * Ilchester cheese * jack cheese * * Jarlsberg cheese * Lancashire cheese * Leicester cheese * Leidse cheese, Leyden cheese * lemon cheese * Liederkranz cheese * Limburg cheese, Limburger cheese * Lincolnshire Poacher cheese * Lymeswold cheese * macaroni and cheese, macaroni cheese * make butter and cheese of * make cheeses * Manchego cheese * Maytag Blue cheese * mousetrap cheese * mozzarella cheese * Muenster cheese, Munster cheese, * Nabulsi cheese * * nipcheese * * Oaxaca cheese * Oka cheese * Parmesan cheese * pepper jack cheese * pick-cheese * pimento cheese * Pinconning cheese * pizza cheese * pot cheese * processed cheese * Provel cheese * rat cheese * Red Leicester cheese * Red Windsor cheese * ricotta cheese * romano cheese * ruen cheese * sage-cheese * Sage Derby cheese * * Sakura cheese * say cheese * Shropshire Blue cheese * Single Gloucester cheese * slip cheese * smoked cheese * sour milk cheese * Stilton cheese * Stinking Bishop cheese * store cheese * string cheese * Swaledale cheese * Swiss cheese * Testouri cheese * Teviotdale cheese * Tilsit cheese, Tilsiter cheese * tip-cheese * toad-cheese, toad's cheese * Tyrolean grey cheese * * * Waterloo cheese * Wensleydale cheese * White Stilton cheese * Yunnan cheese * Zamorano cheese
    See also
    * (wikipedia) * * butter * cream * milk * turophile * yogurt


  • To prepare curds for making cheese.
  • (technology) To make holes in a pattern of circuitry to decrease pattern density.
  • Interjection

  • (photography)
  • Say "cheese "! ... and there we are!

    Etymology 2

    Probably from (etyl) .


  • (slang) Wealth, fame, excellence, importance.
  • Derived terms
    * big cheese * sub-cheese

    Etymology 3


  • (slang) To stop; to refrain from.
  • (slang) To anger or irritate someone, usually in combination with "off".
  • All this waiting around is really cheesing me off.
    Derived terms
    * cheese it * cheesed off

    Etymology 4

    From cheesy.


  • (gaming, slang) To use an unsporting tactic; to repeatedly use an attack which is overpowered or difficult to counter
  • You can cheese most of the game using certain exploits.
  • (gaming) To use an unconventional, all-in strategy to take one's opponent by surprise early in the game (especially for real-time strategy games)
  • It's not every day you can see someone defend a cheese maneuver with a planetary fortress and win the game without using a single unit.
    * (use a surprise all-in strategy early in a game) rush, zerg 1000 English basic words