HyperDic: dominate

English > 5 senses of the word dominate:
VERBstativedominate, predominate, rule, reign, prevailbe larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
stativedominatebe in control
socialdominate, masterhave dominance or the power to defeat over
stativedominate, overshadow, eclipsebe greater in significance than
stativedominate, command, overlook, overtoplook down on
dominate > pronunciation
Soundsdaa'mahney.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > dominate: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
Synonymspredominate, rule, reign, prevail
NarroweroverarchBe central or dominant
overrideprevail over
preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalanceweigh more heavily
Spanishimperar, perdurar, predominar, prevalecer, reinar, superar
Catalanimperar, perdurar, predominar, prevaler, superar
English > dominate: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe in control.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"Her husband completely dominates her"
NarroweroverbearOvercome
possessEnter into and control, as of emotions or ideas
Broaderinfluence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
Spanishcontrolar, dominar, mandar
Catalancontrolar, dominar, manar
Adjectivesdominantexercising influence or control
Nounsdominancethe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
dominationsocial control by dominating
dominationpower to dominate or defeat
dominiondominance or power through legal authority
English > dominate: 5 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningHave dominance or the power to defeat over.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymmaster
NarrowercommandBe in command of
subjugate, subjectmake subservient
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishdominar
Catalandominar
Adjectivesdominantexercising influence or control
Nounsdominancethe power or right to give orders or make decisions
dominationpower to dominate or defeat
English > dominate: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe greater in significance than.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsovershadow, eclipse
Broaderbrood, hover, loom, bulk largehang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
Spanisheclipsar
Catalaneclipsar
English > dominate: 5 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaninglook down on.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The villa dominates the town"
Synonymscommand, overlook, overtop
Narrowershadow, overshadow, dwarfmake appear small by comparison
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishdominar
Catalandominar

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