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From dominus (lord, master) +‎ .



dominor (present infinitive dominārī, perfect active dominātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I am lord and/or master or have dominion, domineer.
  2. I dominate, rule, reign, govern.


   Conjugation of dominor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dominor domināris, domināre dominātur domināmur domināminī dominantur
imperfect dominābar dominābāris, dominābāre dominābātur dominābāmur dominābāminī dominābantur
future dominābor domināberis, dominābere dominābitur dominābimur dominābiminī dominābuntur
perfect dominātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dominātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dominātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dominer dominēris, dominēre dominētur dominēmur dominēminī dominentur
imperfect dominārer dominārēris, dominārēre dominārētur dominārēmur dominārēminī dominārentur
perfect dominātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dominātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present domināre domināminī
future dominātor dominātor dominantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dominārī, dominārier1 dominātus esse dominātūrus esse
participles domināns dominātus dominātūrus dominandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dominārī, dominārier1 dominandī dominandō dominandum dominātum dominātū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.


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  • dominor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dominor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dominor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the passions win the day: libido dominatur (Or. 65. 219)
    • to have unlimited power over a person: dominari in aliquem