HyperDic: dominating

English > 3 senses of the word dominating:
ADJECTIVEalldominating, ascendant, ascendentmost powerful or important or influential
alldominating, commanding, overlookingused of a height or viewpoint
alldominating, autocratic, bossy, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptoryoffensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
dominating > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > dominating: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMost powerful or important or influential.
Example "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"
Synonymsascendant, ascendent
BroaderdominantExercising influence or control
Spanishascendiente, dominante, prestigioso
English > dominating: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of a height or viewpoint.
Example "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"
Synonymscommanding, overlooking
Broaderhigh(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')
English > dominating: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningoffensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.
Example "a rather aggressive and dominating character"
Synonymsautocratic, bossy, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishautocrático, mandón, perentorio
Catalanautocràtic, manaire, peremptori

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