Synonyms and Antonyms of domination

  1. 1 controlling power or influence over others <auction houses battling for domination in the high-end art market> Synonyms ascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, supremacy, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)Related Words primacy, superiority; lordship, scepter; arm, authority, choke hold, clutch, command, control, grip, hold, mastery, sway; takeover; direction, jurisdiction, management; clout, might, pull, weight; eminence, importance, moment; prerogative, privilege, rightNear Antonyms helplessness, weakness; impotence, impotency, powerlessness

  2. 2 the act or process of bringing someone or something under one's control <the Spanish domination of the Americas in the 16th century> Synonyms dominating, conquest, overpowering, subduing, subjecting, subjection, subjugating, subjugation, vanquishingRelated Words triumph, victory, win, winning; beating, defeat, drubbing, licking, shellacking, trimming, trouncing, whipping; enslavement; takeoverNear Antonyms emancipation, enfranchisement, freeing, liberation, manumission, release

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