dominate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɒmɪneɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɑməˌneɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(domə nāt′)

Inflections of 'dominate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
dominates
v 3rd person singular
dominating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dominated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
dominated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
dom•i•nate /ˈdɑməˌneɪt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -nat•ed, -nat•ing. 
  1. to rule over; control:She completely dominates the family.
  2. to tower above;
    overlook:The church dominates the entire village.
  3. to be the major factor or influence in:The issue of gun control will dominate the next election.
dom•i•na•tion /ˌdɑməˈneɪʃən/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
    dominate is a verb, dominant is an adjective, domination is a noun:That country tried to dominate its neighbors. She was a dominant force in the music world. The weaker country faced domination by stronger neighbors.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dom•i•nate  (domə nāt′),USA pronunciation v.,  -nat•ed, -nat•ing. 
v.t. 
  1. to rule over;
    govern;
    control.
  2. to tower above;
    overlook;
    overshadow:A tall pine dominatedthe landscape.
  3. to predominate, permeate, or characterize.
  4. [Math.](of a series, vector, etc.) to have terms or components greater in absolute value than the corresponding terms or components of a given series, vector, etc.
  5. Linguistics(of a node in a tree diagram) to be connected with (a subordinate node) either directly by a single downward branch or indirectly by a sequence of downward branches.

v.i. 
  1. to rule;
    exercise control;
    predominate.
  2. to occupy a commanding or elevated position.
domi•nat′ing•ly, adv. 
domi•na′tor, n. 
  • Latin dominātus (past participle of dominārī to master, control), equivalent. to domin- (stem of dominus) master + -ātus -ate1
  • 1605–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
dominate /ˈdɒmɪˌneɪt/ vb
  1. to control, rule, or govern (someone or something)
  2. to tower above (surroundings, etc); overlook
  3. (tr; usually passive) to predominate in (something or someone)
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin dominārī to be lord over, from dominus lord

ˈdomiˌnating adj ˈdomiˌnatingly adv ˈdominative adj ˈdomiˌnator n
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