English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'domination'

(noun) 
They had five centuries of domination by the Romans.
Synonyms
control
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
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power
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
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rule
the winding-up of British rule over the territory
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authority
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
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influence
As he grew older, she had less influence and couldn't control him.
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command
the struggle for command of the air
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sway
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
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dictatorship
a long period of military dictatorship
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repression
a society conditioned by violence and repression
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oppression
an attempt to escape political oppression
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supremacy
The president asserted his supremacy over the prime minister.
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mastery
a region where humans have gained mastery over the major rivers
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tyranny
I'm the sole victim of her tyranny.
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ascendancy
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.
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despotism
a prototypical example of political despotism
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subjection
the complete subjection of the prisoners to their captors

Additional synonyms

in the sense of ascendancy
Definition
the condition of being dominant
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.
in the sense of authority
Definition
the power to command, control, or judge others
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
in the sense of command
Definition
knowledge
the struggle for command of the air

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