Dominate Definition

dŏmə-nāt
dominated, dominates, dominating
verb
dominated, dominates, dominating
To rule or control by superior power or influence.
To dominate a group.
Webster's New World
To tower over (other things); rise high above (the surroundings, etc.)
A building that dominates the city.
Webster's New World
To exert a supreme, guiding influence on or over.
Ambition dominated their lives.
American Heritage
To have foremost place (in something)
To dominate a baseball league.
Webster's New World
To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in.
A drug company that dominates the tranquilizer market.
American Heritage
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noun

(tennis) A powerful underarm volley shot.

Wiktionary

To overlook from a height.

Wiktionary

Origin of Dominate

  • From Latin dominātus, perfect active participle of dominor (“rule, have dominion”), from dominus (“lord, master”); see dominus.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin dominārī domināt- to rule from dominus lord dem- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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