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dominate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dominate  \Dom"i*nate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dominated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Dominating}.]  [L.  dominatus  p.  p.  of  dominari  to 
  dominate,  fr  dominus  master,  lord.  See  {Dame},  and  cf 
  {Domineer}.] 
  To  predominate  over  to  rule  to  govern.  ``A  city  dominated 
  by  the  ax.''  --Dickens. 
 
  We  everywhere  meet  with  Slavonian  nations  either 
  dominant  or  dominated.  --W.  Tooke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dominate  \Dom"i*nate\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  dominant.  --Hallam. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dominate 
  v  1:  be  larger  in  number,  quantity,  or  importance;  "Money  reigns 
  supreme  here";  "Hispanics  predominate  in  this 
  neighborhood"  [syn:  {predominate},  {rule},  {reign},  {prevail}] 
  2:  be  in  control;  rule  the  roost;  "Her  husband  complete 
  dominates  her" 
  3:  have  dominance  over  [syn:  {master}] 
  4:  look  down  on  "The  villa  dominates  the  town"  [syn:  {command}, 
  {overlook},  {overtop}] 




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