Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dominate

5 senses of dominate

Sense 1
predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail -- (be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood")

Sense 2
dominate -- (be in control; "Her husband completely dominates her")
       => influence, act upon, work -- (have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate")

Sense 3
dominate, master -- (have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems")
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 4
overshadow, dominate, eclipse -- (be greater in significance than; "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness")
       => brood, hover, loom, bulk large -- (hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long")

Sense 5
dominate, command, overlook, overtop -- (look down on; "The villa dominates the town")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

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