Dom·i·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dominated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dominating.] To predominate over; to rule; to govern. “A city dominated by the ax.”
We everywhere meet with Slavonian nations either dominant or dominated. --W. Tooke.
Dom·i·nate, v. i. To be dominant.
v 1: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance;
"Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in
this neighborhood" [syn: predominate, rule, reign,
2: be in control; rule the roost; "Her husband completely
3: have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain
completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the
problems" [syn: master]
4: look down on; "The villa dominates the town" [syn: command,