from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power.
- intransitive verb To exert a supreme, guiding influence on or over.
- intransitive verb To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in.
- intransitive verb To be the most abundant in.
- intransitive verb To overlook from a height.
- intransitive verb To have or exert strong authority or mastery.
- intransitive verb To be situated in or occupy a position that is more elevated or decidedly superior to others.
- intransitive verb To be predominant in an ecosystem.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To bear rule over; control by mastery; govern; sway.
- Hence To affect controllingly or most prominently; have chief influence over or effect upon; overshadow: as, a dominating feature in a landscape.
- To hold control; predominate; prevail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To be dominant.
- transitive verb To predominate over; to rule; to govern.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To
govern, ruleor controlby superior authorityor power
- verb To
exertan overwhelming guiding influenceover something or someone
- verb To
enjoya commanding positionin some field
- noun tennis A powerful
underarm volley shot.
- noun To
overlookfrom a height
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb be greater in significance than
- verb look down on
- verb be in control
- verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
- verb have dominance or the power to defeat over
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
However, as the demographics of the U.S. change, the Republicans will dominate is so few states that they will be irrelevant.
As galling as it is to realize that the BRR and its registered authors and publishers will derive income from millions of books they didn ` t write or publish, it is even more galling that copyright maximalists will almost certain dominate the BRR governing board.
The 55th-ranked Austrian started to dominate from the baseline and won the next five games.
There will be no repeat of the stunt by Irish bookmakers Paddy Power which saw a giant sign bearing their name dominate the Cheltenham skyline during the March Festival.
Says he's going back down to 147 so he can once again dominate his opponents.
People tend to have one side of their brain dominate their thought patterns.
Indeed, Saturn's thick atmosphere, where circularly-shaped waves and convective cells dominate, is perhaps the last place you'd expect to see such a six-sided geometric figure, yet there it is.
` ` Coach Hatchell wanted us to dominate from the beginning, and that's what we did, '' said Larkins, who finished with 14 points, six rebounds, five steals and six assists.
Kidd factor: Jason Kidd can dominate from the perimeter almost as well as O'Neal can from inside and is one of the smartest players in the league.
Read your dictionary and you will see this as a definition of the word dominate: To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power.