The syntax command is a powerful tool with which a player can determine the exact phrasing of a command.

An example of the use of the syntax command:

> put knife inside knapsack

See "syntax put" for the input patterns.

> syntax put

Forms of syntax available for the command 'put':

put <object> {in|on|into} <object>

> say Aha!

You exclaim: Aha!

> put knife in knapsack

You put the knife in a pocket in the knapsack.

> beam

You beam brightly.