Definitions for: Dominance


[n] superior development of one side of the body
[n] the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"
[n] the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"



Webster (1913) Definition: Dom"i*nance, Dominancy Dom"i*nan*cy, n.
Predominance; ascendency; authority.

Synonyms: ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, authorisation, authority, authorization, control, laterality, say-so

See Also: absolutism, ascendant, ascendent, bodily property, carte blanche, command, condition, control, despotism, domination, dominion, lordship, mastery, monopoly, power of appointment, predominance, predomination, regulation, rule, status, supremacy, tyranny

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