Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having superior force, importance, or influence.
  • adjective Having greater weight; heavier.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Outweighing; preponderating; superior in weight, force, efficiency, or influence; predominant; prevalent.

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

  • adjective Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing; -- used literally and figuratively

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Preponderating; outweighing; overbalancing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having superior power and influence

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    October 18, 2007