Dominate Definition

Define what is Dominate?

1. dominate, predominate, prevail, reign, rule (verb)

be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance.

  • Money reigns supreme here.
  • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.
Hyponyms

override verb
prevail over.

overarch verb
be central or dominant.

outbalance, overbalance, preponderate, outweigh verb
weigh more heavily.

2. dominate (verb)

be in control.

  • Her husband completely dominates her.
Hypernyms

act upon, influence, work verb
have and exert influence or effect.

Hyponyms

overbear verb
overcome.

possess verb
enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas.

3. dominate, master (verb)

have dominance or the power to defeat over.

  • Her pain completely mastered her.
  • The methods can master the problems.
Synonyms: master
Hypernyms

control, command verb
exercise authoritative control or power over.

Hyponyms

command verb
be in command of.

subjugate, subject verb
make subservient; force to submit or subdue.

4. eclipse, overshadow, dominate (verb)

be greater in significance than.

  • the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness.
Synonyms: eclipse, overshadow
Hypernyms

bulk large, brood, loom, hover verb
hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.

5. overtop, command, overlook, dominate (verb)

look down on.

  • The villa dominates the town.
Hypernyms

Lie verb
be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position.

Hyponyms

dwarf, overshadow, shadow verb
make appear small by comparison.

Nearby Terms

dominated (adjective satellite)
controlled or ruled by superior authority or power

dominating (adjective satellite)
most powerful or important or influential

domination (noun)
social control by dominating

dominatrix (noun)
a dominating woman (especially one who plays that role in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship)

domine (noun)
a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson

dominee (noun)
a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson

domineer (verb)
rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner

domineering (adjective)
tending to domineer

domineeringly (adverb)
in a domineering manner

domineeringness (noun)
the trait of being imperious and overbearing

Domingo (noun)
Spanish operatic tenor noted for performances in operas by Verdi and Puccini (born in 1941)

Domingo de Guzman (noun)
(Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)

Dominic (noun)
(Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)

Dominica (noun)
a country on the island of Dominica

dominical (adjective)
of or relating to or coming from Jesus Christ