HyperDic: ascendancy

English > 1 sense of the word ascendancy:
NOUNstateascendancy, dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendency, controlthe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
ascendancy > pronunciation
Soundsahseh'ndahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > ascendancy: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state that exists when one person or group has power over another.
Synonymsdominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendency, control
Narrowerabsolutism, tyranny, despotismdominance through threat of punishment and violence
ascendant, ascendentPosition or state of being dominant or in control
domination, mastery, supremacyPower to dominate or defeat
dominion, ruledominance or power through legal authority
monopolyexclusive / exclusive control or possession of something
predominance, predomination, prepotencyThe state of being predominant over others
regulationThe state of being controlled or governed
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishascendiente, control, dominación, dominio, sometimiento, sumisión
Catalancontrol, dominació, domini, sometiment, submissió
Adjectivesascendantmost powerful or important or influential
Verbsascendbecome king or queen

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