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."

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Sense: Verb: rule
Synonyms:
rule , control , govern, command , exercise control over, be in command of
Sense: Verb: conquer
Synonyms:
conquer , subdue , overpower, subjugate, subject
Sense: Verb: tyrannize
Synonyms:
tyrannize, tyrannise (UK), push around, bully , boss around, oppress, domineer, keep sb under your thumb (informal), walk all over sb (informal), have sb in your pocket (informal)
Sense: Verb: be dominant
Synonyms:
be dominant, call the shots (informal), be at the helm (informal), rule the roost (informal), play first fiddle (informal), play first chair (informal), be in the driver's seat (informal), be in the driving seat (UK, informal), be in the saddle (informal), wear the pants (dated, informal)
Sense: Verb: prevail
Synonyms:
prevail , eclipse, overshadow, outshine, upstage, take center stage, reign , be most important, be paramount, be preeminent
Sense: Verb: tower above
Synonyms:
tower above, tower over, overshadow, overlook , loom over, dwarf , stand over

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