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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascendant, ascendent, dominatingadjective

    most powerful or important or influential

    "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"

  2. commanding, dominating, overlookingadjective

    used of a height or viewpoint

    "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"

  3. autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptoryadjective

    offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

    "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner"


  1. dominating

    Dominating refers to exercising significant control, power, influence, or authority over someone or something. It generally implies having a commanding, superior or overwhelming position, presence, or effect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dominating

    of Dominate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dominating in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dominating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of dominating in a Sentence

  1. Josh King Madrid:

    Control in this context does not mean domineering others or dominating a conversation...Your framing should enthuse and captivate the audience rather than trying to convince them of your own notions or viewpoints.”

  2. Dez Dickerson:

    I’m thankful I had a very authentic relationship, obviously, he was my employer but at the same time there was a level of respect and because of the window of time I worked with him it was in that critical point where you go from off-the-radar to dominating the radar. I think, more than anything else, I really felt, and he demonstrated, that he saw me as not just a band member or employee but more as a confidante big brother and we had an authentic relationship.

  3. Zhou Lin:

    Global investors are cannibalising each other. Calling it a market disaster is not an overstatement, the mood of panic is dominating the market ... And I don't see any signs of meaningful government intervention.

  4. Kei Nishikori:

    The first set I played really good tennis. I had some tough times, but this score shows I was dominating a little bit, i'm still not 100 percent yet, but feeling pretty strong. We'll have to see after a couple of more matches, but right now I feel good.

  5. Robert Collier:

    One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind.

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