1. [ verb ] be larger in number, quantity, or importance
Synonyms: prevail rule predominate reign

"Money reigns supreme here" "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"

Related terms: preponderate redound override overarch reign preponderance
2. [ verb ] have dominance or the power to defeat over
Synonyms: master

"Her pain completely mastered her" "The methods can master the problems"

Related terms: control command subjugate overlord domination authorization
3. [ verb ] be in control; rule the roost

"Her husband completely dominates her"

Related terms: influence possess overbear dominion dominance
4. [ verb ] look down on
Synonyms: command overtop overlook

"The villa dominates the town"

Related terms: lie lie shadow overlook
Similar spelling:   dominated