dominate dominate  /ˈdɑ mə ˌneɪt/


  1. (v) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
  2. (v) be in control
  3. (v) have dominance or the power to defeat over
  4. (v) be greater in significance than
  5. (v) look down on

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  1. Unlike the bulky silicon panels that dominate the solar market, Nanosolar thin-film technology is light and extremely cheap to make.
  2. When it became Lee's turn to dominate, he used the full force of his personality, and the law, to fight his opponents.
  3. In preparing for the public sessions, Biden's advisers warned him repeatedly not to let his verbose ways dominate the proceedings.


  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


  1. "As President Truman said, 'The responsibility of the great states is to serve and not dominate the peoples of the world,'" Annan said.
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: Washington Post

  2. "If the US extends a defence umbrella over the region, if we do even more to support the military capacity of those in the Gulf, it's unlikely that Iran will be any stronger or safer because they won't be able to intimidate and dominate as they...
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source:

  3. "In Iraq, an ally of the US is fighting for its survival. Terrorists and extremists who are at war with us around the world are seeking to topple Iraq's government, dominate the region and attack us here at home," Bush said.
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: President Bush Source:

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animosity animosity
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