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dom·i·nate

dominate

 
 
pronunciation:
dam neIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dominates, dominating, dominated
definition 1: to control by the use of power; rule.
The large country dominates the small countries that are next to it.My older sister tries to dominate me.
synonyms:
control, govern, rule
similar words:
command, conquer, direct, monopolize, overcome, overpower, subdue
definition 2: to rise above; tower over.
The surrounding hills dominate our city.
 
similar words:
diminish, dwarf, eclipse
derivations: dominating (adj.), dominatingly (adv.), dominator (n.)
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