dominate

  • 1 dominate — UK US /ˈdɒmɪneɪt/ verb [I or T] ► to be more important, powerful, or successful than other people, companies, etc.: »This is an industry where a few global manufacturers and their brands dominate. »They dominate the market for high speed internet …

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  • 2 Dominate — Album par Adagio Sortie 18 avril 2006 Enregistrement 2005 Durée 47:19 Genre metal progressif …

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  • 3 dominate — [däm′ə nāt΄] vt., vi. dominated, dominating [< L dominatus, pp. of dominari, to rule < dominus, a master < * domonos < base of domus: see DOME] 1. to rule or control by superior power or influence [to dominate a group] 2. to tower… …

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  • 4 Dominate — Dom i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dominated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dominating}.] [L. dominatus, p. p. of dominari to dominate, fr. dominus master, lord. See {Dame}, and cf. {Domineer}.] To predominate over; to rule; to govern. A city dominated by the… …

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  • 5 dominate — (v.) 1610s, from L. dominatus, pp. of dominari to rule, dominate, to govern, from dominus (see DOMAIN (Cf. domain)). Related: Dominated; dominating. Or perhaps a back formation from domination …

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  • 6 dominate — dominate, domineer Dominate means primarily ‘to exercise control or influence over’ and is used transitively (with an object). Domineer is a more judgemental word meaning ‘to behave in an arrogant and overbearing way’ and is often used with over… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 dominate — [v1] govern, rule boss, call the shots*, command, control, detract from, dictate, direct, domineer, eclipse, handle, have one’s way*, have upper hand*, head, hold sway over*, influence, keep under thumb*, lay down the law*, lead, lead by the… …

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  • 8 Dominate — Dom i*nate, v. i. To be dominant. Hallam. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 dominate — I verb administer, carry authority, command, compel, control, dictate, domineer, govern, have power, hold down, influence, keep subjugated, lead, manage, master, oppress, overrule, predominate, preponderate, preside over, prevail, reign over,… …

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  • 10 dominate — ► VERB 1) have a commanding or controlling influence over. 2) (of something tall or high) overlook. DERIVATIVES domination noun dominator noun. ORIGIN Latin dominari rule, govern , from dominus lord, master …

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  • 11 Dominate — For the 2005 heavy metal album, see Dominate (album). Ancient Rome This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Ancient Rome …

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  • 12 dominate — [[t]dɒ̱mɪneɪt[/t]] ♦♦ dominates, dominating, dominated 1) VERB To dominate a situation means to be the most powerful or important person or thing in it. [V n] The book is expected to dominate the best seller lists. [V n] ...countries where life… …

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  • 13 dominate */*/ — UK [ˈdɒmɪneɪt] / US [ˈdɑmɪˌneɪt] verb Word forms dominate : present tense I/you/we/they dominate he/she/it dominates present participle dominating past tense dominated past participle dominated 1) [intransitive/transitive] to control something or …

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  • 14 dominate — 01. The Americans have [dominated] Olympic basketball for many years. 02. After years of [domination] by the Japanese, the Korean people are now taking full control of their country. 03. He is a very [dominant] figure in the industry, so everyone …

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  • 15 dominate — verb ( nated; nating) Etymology: Latin dominatus, past participle of dominari, from dominus master; akin to Latin domus house more at dome Date: 1611 transitive verb 1. rule, control < an empire that dominated the world > …

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  • 16 dominate — verb ADVERB ▪ absolutely, completely, entirely, overwhelmingly, thoroughly, totally, utterly ▪ She completely dominated the conversation. ▪ …

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  • 17 dominate — dom|i|nate [ damı,neıt ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to control something or someone, often in a negative way, because you have more power or influence: As a boy, he was dominated by his mother. She tends to dominate the conversation …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 dominate — See dominate, domineer …

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  • 19 dominate*/*/ — [ˈdɒmɪˌneɪt] verb 1) [I/T] to control someone or something by having more power or influence She tends to dominate the conversation.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to be the most important aspect or feature of a particular situation The earthquake once again… …

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  • 20 dominate — dominatingly, adv. dominator, n. /dom euh nayt /, v., dominated, dominating. v.t. 1. to rule over; govern; control. 2. to tower above; overlook; overshadow: A tall pine dominated the landscape. 3. to predominate, permeate, or characterize. 4.… …

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