I. GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION
despatch, dispatch; message, direction, injunction, charge, instructions; appointment, fixture.
dictation; dictate, mandate; caveat, decree, senatus consultum; precept; prescript, rescript; writ, ordination, bull, edict, decretal, dispensation, prescription, brevet, placit, ukase, firman, hatti-sherif, warrant, passport, mittimus, mandamus, summons, subpoena, nisi prius, interpellation, citation; word, word of command; mot d'ordre; bugle call, trumpet call; beat of drum, tattoo; order of the day; enactment (law) [more]; plebiscite (choice) [more].
prescribe, set, appoint, mark out; set a task, prescribe a task, impose a task; set to work, put in requisition.
bid, enjoin, charge, call upon, instruct; require at the hands of; exact, impose, tax, task; demand; insist on (compel) [more].
claim, lay claim to, revendicate, reclaim.
cite, summon; call for, send for; subpoena; beckon.
issue a command; make a requisition, issue a requisition, promulgate a requisition, make a decree, issue a decree, promulgate a decree, make an order, issue an order, promulgate an order; give the word of command, give the word, give the signal; call to order; give the law, lay down the law; assume the command (authority) [more]; remand.
be ordered; receive an order
[Adjectives] commanding; authoritative [more]; decretory, decretive, decretal; callable, jussive.