What is Commanding ?
Commanding is (adj) 1. in authority, in command 2. full of authority He spoke with a commanding voice and everyone listened. 3. to have a commanding lead to be in a position in which you are very likely to win The Russian team has a com manding lead in the tournament. 4. which dominates The castle occupies a commanding position on the hill above the town. The commanding presence of Henry VIII dominated the court.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level