Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dominance

4 senses of dominance

Sense 1
laterality, dominance -- (superior development of one side of the body)
       => bodily property -- (an attribute of the body)

Sense 2
dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control -- (the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 3
dominance -- (the organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not)
       => organic phenomenon -- ((biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals)

Sense 4
authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so -- (the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state")
       => control -- (power to direct or determine; "under control")

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