dominate vs dominant : Common Errors in English

About dominate vs dominant

The verb is “dominate” the adjective is “dominant.” The dominant chimpanzee tends to dominate the others.

dominate Meaning(s)

  • (v) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
  • (v) be in control
  • (v) have dominance or the power to defeat over
  • (v) be greater in significance than
  • (v) look down on

dominant Meaning(s)

  • (n) (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • (n) an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
  • (a) exercising influence or control
  • (a) (of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar
  • (s) most frequent or common

dominate in News

  1. CNFR: Idaho State's Fehringer-Fitch continues to dominate

    Kimberlyn Fehringer-Fitch continues to dominate the breakaway roping.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Casper Star-Tribune

  2. Will This Company Dominate the Multiple Sclerosis Market?

    Will This Company Dominate the Multiple Sclerosis Market?        
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Motley Fool

  3. NBA Finals: Spurs dominate Heat in Game 3

    NBA Finals: Spurs dominate Heat in Game 3 by Brian Mahoney The Associated Press Published Jun 12, 2013 08:45AM MDT San Antonio • From big 3s to Big Three, the Spurs had it all in the NBA Finals’ raucous return to San Antonio. Danny Green made seven of the Spurs’ Finals-record 16 3-pointers, Tim Duncan had 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs clobbered the Miami Heat 113-77 on Tuesday night ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

dominant in News

  1. Ahmad Bradshaw: I want to prove I'm a dominant back

    Ahmad Bradshaw appears to have found himself a nice fit with the Indianapolis Colts. Now he's ready to show he can be a "dominant back" for Chuck Pagano and Co.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NFL.com

  2. Dominant doubles performance rounds out Las Cruces Tennis Challenger

    LAS CRUCES - It was a dominant performance from an ultra-tough doubles tennis team Sunday during the championship round of the Las Cruces $25,000 Women's Challenger.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  3. Dominant 7 return to Family Night

    Members of Dominant 7 from Northern State University performed the 2013 opening of Campbell Park Family Activities Program.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: Huron Plainsman

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