Definition of Domination

1. Noun. Social control by dominating.

Generic synonyms: Social Control
Specialized synonyms: Bossism, Mastery, Subordination, Monopolisation, Monopolization
Derivative terms: Dominate



2. Noun. Power to dominate or defeat. "Mastery of the seas"
Exact synonyms: Mastery, Supremacy
Specialized synonyms: Superiority, Transcendence, Transcendency
Generic synonyms: Ascendance, Ascendancy, Ascendence, Ascendency, Control, Dominance
Derivative terms: Dominate, Dominate, Master, Supremacist

Definition of Domination

1. n. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority; often, arbitrary or insolent sway.

Definition of Domination

1. Noun. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority, often when arbitrary or insolent. ¹

2. Noun. A ruling party; a party in power. ¹

3. Noun. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Domination

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Domination

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Literary usage of Domination

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

1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"INFLUENCES OF TATAR domination The domination of the Tatars over Russia is regarded by historians from various points of view: some (such as Karamzin and ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"THE domination OF THE DEAD From the 'Positive Polity> ALWAYS and ... This irresistible domination represents the unmodifiable element in all social ..."

3. Socialism: An Examination of Its Nature, Its Strength and Its Weakness, with by Richard Theodore Ely (1894)
"The claim has beeil made, indeed, that the domination of a single social ... There can be no doubt whatever, that the domination of this principle has ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The State was not completely paralyzed, but sought to meet ecclesiastical domination and abuses with remedial legislation. ..."

5. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"... AND VENETIAN domination. CHAPTER I. THE POLITICAL AND MILITARY ... conquerors to consolidate their domination.—Position of the Greeks in the ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"may be regarded as having passed under Muhammadan domination from the commencement of ... in 1758 soon put an end to the French domination in the Northern ..."

7. The Strength and Weakness of Socialism by Richard Theodore Ely (1899)
"The claim has been made, indeed, that the domination of a single social ... There can be no doubt whatever, that the domination of this principle has caused ..."

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