Definition of Dominating

1. Adjective. Most powerful or important or influential. "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"

Exact synonyms: Ascendant, Ascendent
Similar to: Dominant
Derivative terms: Ascendance, Ascendancy, Ascendant, Ascendence, Ascendency



2. Adjective. Used of a height or viewpoint. "The balcony overlooking the ballroom"
Exact synonyms: Commanding, Overlooking
Similar to: High

3. Adjective. Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power. "A swaggering peremptory manner"
Exact synonyms: Autocratic, Bossy, High-and-mighty, Magisterial, Peremptory
Similar to: Domineering
Derivative terms: Boss

Definition of Dominating

1. Verb. (present participle of dominate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dominating

1. dominate [v] - See also: dominate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dominating

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dominant lethal trait
dominant oncogene
dominant seventh
dominant seventh chord
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dominant species
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dominantly inherited Levi's disease
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dominating (current term)
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dominatrices
dominatrixes

Literary usage of Dominating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readings in Industrial Society: A Study in the Structure and Functioning of by Leon Carroll Marshall (1918)
"CONTROL BY A dominating SPIRIT' In other cases a single enterpriser dominates ... Practically, the dominating head of affairs, who may not be an officer or ..."

2. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1906)
"... YORK <| Situated on Briar Cliff, 500 (cet above sea level, and dominating the lower Hudson River Valler. <J Its equipment is modern and its methods ..."

3. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"... of the two Sea Powers which is still more memorable, which indeed is the great and dominating combination of the opening of the eighteenth century. ..."

4. The Making of the Nation, 1783-1817 by Francis Amasa Walker (1895)
"... Held as to the Relations between the Confederation and the States—The Three dominating Issues of the Convention—A Federal or a National Government—Equal ..."

5. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1901)
"... Complaints—Manifestoes by Party Leaders—The one dominating Issue—Personal Attacks on Mr. Chamberlain—Domestic Questions—-Church Discipline Bill—Imperial ..."

6. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard, ( (1917)
"... LANDSCAPE BUILDINGS IN RELATION то LANDSCAPE — Buildings subordinate to natural character — Buildings dominating landscape — Form relations of buildings ..."

7. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"... LANDSCAPE BUILDINGS IN RELATION TO LANDSCAPE — Buildings subordinate to natural character — Buildings dominating landscape — Form relations of buildings ..."

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