Definitions for dominate
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dominate.
predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevailverb
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
"Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
be in control
"Her husband completely dominates her"
have dominance or the power to defeat over
"Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems"
overshadow, dominate, eclipseverb
be greater in significance than
"the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
dominate, command, overlook, overtopverb
look down on
"The villa dominates the town"
A powerful underarm volley shot.
To overlook from a height
To govern, rule or control by superior authority or power
To exert an overwhelming guiding influence over something or someone
To enjoy a commanding position in some field
Etymology: From dominatus, perfect active participle of dominor, from dominus; see dominus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To predominate; to prevail over the rest.
Etymology: dominatus, Lat.
I thus conclude my theme,
The dominating humour makes the dream. Dryden.
to predominate over; to rule; to govern
to be dominant
Etymology: [L. dominatus, p. p. of dominari to dominate, fr. dominus master, lord. See Dame, and cf. Domineer.]
The Dominate was the "despotic" latter phase of government in the ancient Roman Empire from the conclusion of the Third Century Crisis of 235–284 until the formal date of the collapse of the Western Empire in AD 476. It followed the period known as the Principate. In the Eastern half of the Empire, and especially from the time of Justinian I, the system of the Dominate evolved into autocratic absolutism. The term is derived from the Latin dominus, which translates English lord or master. This form of address - already used by slaves to address their masters - was used for emperors from the Julio-Claudian dynasty on, but inconsistently - Tiberius in particular is said to have reviled it as sycophancy. It became common under Diocletian, who is therefore a logical choice as the first ruler of the "early" dominate. Historian David Potter describes the transformation of government under Diocletian when describing the shifts in imagery the Emperor used to display his power: The style of Government so memorably described by Marcus, whereby the emperor sought to show himself as a model of correct aristocratic deportment, had given way to a style in which the emperor was seen to be distinct from all other mortals. His house could no longer be a grander version of houses that other people might live in: it, like him, had to be different.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dom′in-āt, v.t. to be lord over: to govern: to prevail over, to be the chief feature of.—n. Dominā′tion, government: absolute authority: tyranny.—adj. Dom′inative, governing: (rare) arbitrary.—n. Dom′inator (Shak.), a ruler or governor: a ruling influence. [L. domināri, -ātus, to be master—dominus, master—domare = Eng. tame.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'dominate' in Verbs Frequency: #445
The numerical value of dominate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of dominate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
The Gulf wants to feel that America stands with them, but the biggest question mark right now is whether The US can be relied upon, saudi Arabia wants as much involvement from The US as possible in constraining Iran, so that will be a discussion that will dominate the GCC-Biden meeting.
Given Huawei's relentless drive to dominate the 5G landscape, it is one of the most urgent national security threats facing the free world, all options should be on the table in order to impose maximum pressure.
We often speak of love when we really should be speaking of the drive to dominate or to master, so as to confirm ourselves as active agents, in control of our own destinies and worthy of respect from others.
It is due to the expensive domestic ticket prices, i understand regulators and government have tried to press to adjust the price. But it is not working, because two big airlines, Garuda and Lion, dominate the Indonesian market.
So, I went to hand him his [stuffed animal] Boo and I noticed that he didnt use his dominate arm to grab it, he reached over to grab his bunny and then again, I knew something else wasnt right.
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- преобладавам, господствамBulgarian
- dominarCatalan, Valencian
- dominować, przewyższaćPolish
- домини́ровать, госпо́дствовать, преоблада́тьRussian
- thống trịVietnamese
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