HyperDic: dominance

English > 4 senses of the word dominance:
NOUNattributedominance, lateralitysuperior development of one side of the body
statedominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, controlthe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
phenomenondominancethe organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not
attributedominance, authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, say-sothe power or right to give orders or make decisions
dominance > pronunciation
Soundsdaa'mahnahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > dominance: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningsuperior development of one side of the body.
Synonymlaterality
Broaderbodily propertyAn attribute of the body
Spanishlateralidad
Catalanlateralitat
English > dominance: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state that exists when one person or group has power over another.
Example"her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
Synonymsascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, 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
Adjectivesdominantexercising influence or control
Verbsdominatebe in control
English > dominance: 4 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningThe organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Broaderorganic phenomenon(biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Spanishdominancia
Adjectivesdominant(of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar / dissimilar
English > dominance: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe power or right to give orders or make decisions.
Synonymsauthority, authorization, authorisation, potency, say-so
Narrowercarte blanchecomplete freedom or authority to act
commandThe power or authority to command
imperiumsupreme authority
lordshipThe authority of a lord
muscleauthority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)
power of appointmentauthority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property
sovereigntyThe authority of a state to govern another state
BroadercontrolPower to direct or determine
Spanishautoridad, autorización, dominación, dominio
Catalanautoritat, autorització, dominació, domini
Verbsdominatehave dominance or the power to defeat over

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