Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective exercising influence or control. Opposite of subordinate.
  • adjective high enough to provide a clear view of the surrounding area; -- of a height or viewpoint.

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  • verb Present participle of dominate.

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  • adjective most powerful or important or influential
  • adjective offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
  • adjective used of a height or viewpoint

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Examples

  • He referred to the ability to put one's passion behind one's judgment instead of in front of it and to demonstrate what he called dominating humility.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2006

  • Thus they report the complete defeat of two German army corps, resulting in the seizure by the Russians of Height 100.3, which they described as dominating the entire region of the operations before Grodno.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes

  • "That's what you call a dominating pitcher," Benecke said.

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  • StateLawson's show: Tar Heels star steals the spotlight in dominating run to titleBracket Racket: Bracket news plus look back at picks from every NCAA tournament gameMore fullCoverage = 'Close X March Mania: Follow live scores on your bracket and see where your picks stack up vs. competitionBracket: Follow the completed pathResults: NCAA tournament | NIT'

    CBS pulling for Duke, North Carolina victories

  • StateLawson's show: Tar Heels star steals the spotlight in dominating run to titleBracket Racket: Bracket news plus look back at picks from every NCAA tournament gameMore fullCoverage = 'Close X March Mania: Follow live scores on your bracket and see where your picks stack up vs. competitionBracket: Follow the completed pathResults: NCAA tournament | NIT'

    Column: North Carolina's dominance too much for Michigan State

  • StateLawson's show: Tar Heels star steals the spotlight in dominating run to titleBracket Racket: Bracket news plus look back at picks from every NCAA tournament gameMore fullCoverage = 'Close X March Mania: Follow live scores on your bracket and see where your picks stack up vs. competitionBracket: Follow the completed pathResults: NCAA tournament | NIT'

    Michigan State suffers another Detroit debacle courtesy of UNC

  • At Red Line, we reported that he looked like a man among boys in dominating Team Canada's camp, and he was clearly the Hlinka tournament's dominant force in Slovakia.

    Red Line: Dominant start has Canadian Seguin atop draft ranks

  • StateLawson's show: Tar Heels star steals the spotlight in dominating run to titleBracket Racket: Bracket news plus look back at picks from every NCAA tournament gameMore fullCoverage = 'Close X March Mania: Follow live scores on your bracket and see where your picks stack up vs. competitionBracket: Follow the completed pathResults: NCAA tournament | NIT'

    Safe bets shared stage with surprises during college hoops season

  • StateLawson's show: Tar Heels star steals the spotlight in dominating run to titleBracket Racket: Bracket news plus look back at picks from every NCAA tournament gameMore fullCoverage = 'Close X March Mania: Follow live scores on your bracket and see where your picks stack up vs. competitionBracket: Follow the completed pathResults: NCAA tournament | NIT'

    CBS controls when they play, who can watch

  • StateLawson's show: Tar Heels star steals the spotlight in dominating run to titleBracket Racket: Bracket news plus look back at picks from every NCAA tournament gameMore fullCoverage = 'Close X March Mania: Follow live scores on your bracket and see where your picks stack up vs. competitionBracket: Follow the completed pathResults: NCAA tournament | NIT'

    Bird-Magic final 'wasn't very exciting'

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