from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A word, mood, or form used to express command.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Inflected to indicate commands, permission or agreement with a request.
- n. The jussive mood, a verb inflection used to indicate a command, permission or agreement with a request; an instance of a verb so inflected.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Indicating or expressive of a mild command.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In grammar, expressing command.
- n. In grammar, a form or construction expressing command.
From Latin iussus, past participle of iubēre, to command.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)