dominate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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dominate (third-person singular simple present dominates, present participle dominating, simple past and past participle dominated)

  1. To govern, rule or control by superior authority or power
    Antonyms: obey, submit
  2. To exert an overwhelming guiding influence over something or someone
    Antonyms: obey, submit
  3. To enjoy a commanding position in some field
    • 2011 October 15, Michael Da Silva, “Wigan 1 - 3 Bolton”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Individual mistakes proved costly for Wigan who, particularly after the half-time introduction of Hugo Rodallega, dominated for long periods.
  4. To overlook from a height

Adjective[edit]

dominate (comparative more dominate, superlative most dominate)

  1. Eggcorn of dominant.

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Adverb[edit]

dominate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of domini

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dominate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of dominare
  2. second-person plural imperative of dominare

Participle[edit]

dominate

  1. feminine plural of the past participle of dominare

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Participle[edit]

domināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dominātus