Search Result for "domination":
1. social control by dominating;
2. power to dominate or defeat;
- Example: "mastery of the seas"
[syn: domination, mastery, supremacy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Domination \Dom`i*na"tion\, n. [F. domination, L. dominatio.] 1. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority; often, arbitrary or insolent sway. [1913 Webster] In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. A ruling party; a party in power. [R.] --Burke. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen. [1913 Webster] Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
153 Moby Thesaurus words for "domination": absolutism, argumentum baculinum, ascendance, ascendancy, authority, balance of power, big stick, bond service, bondage, captivity, charisma, charm, claws, clout, clutches, command, consequence, control, credit, debt slavery, deprivation of freedom, despotism, dictatorship, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, dominance, dominancy, domineering, dominion, effect, eminence, eminent domain, enchantment, enslavement, enthrallment, esteem, eyereach, eyeshot, eyesight, fascism, favor, feudalism, feudality, field of view, field of vision, force, good feeling, grasp, grip, gripe, hand, hands, heavy hand, hegemony, helm, helotism, helotry, high hand, hold, horizon, importance, incidental power, indentureship, influence, influentiality, insinuation, iron boot, iron hand, iron heel, jurisdiction, ken, leadership, leverage, limit of vision, line of sight, magnetism, masterdom, mastership, mastery, might, moment, naked eye, oppression, outlook, outlook over, overlordship, peonage, personality, perspective, persuasion, potency, power, predominance, predominancy, predomination, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, prepotence, prepotency, pressure, prestige, primacy, principality, prospect, purchase, range, reign, reign of terror, reins of government, repression, repute, restraint, rule, say, scan, scope, scope of vision, serfdom, serfhood, servility, servitude, sight, sightliness, slavery, sovereignty, strings, suasion, subjection, subjugation, subordination, subtle influence, suggestion, superiority, suppression, supremacy, survey, suzerainship, suzerainty, sway, talons, terrorism, thought control, thrall, thralldom, tyranny, upper hand, vassalage, view, villenage, vista, weight, whip hand