|1.||[ adjective ] exercising influence or control|
"television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion" "the dominant partner in the marriage"
|Related terms:||subordinate in_charge sovereign overriding governing ascendant superior controlling possessive superior status|
|2.||[ adjective ] of genes; producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar|
|3.||[ noun ] (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale|
|Related terms:||note music|