Synonyms for dominating

Synonyms for (adj) dominating

Synonyms: peremptory, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, bossy, autocratic

Definition: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

Usage: an autocratic person; autocratic behavior; a bossy way of ordering others around; a rather aggressive and dominating character; managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way; a swaggering peremptory manner

Similar words: domineering

Definition: tending to domineer

Synonyms: dominating, ascendant, ascendent

Definition: most powerful or important or influential

Usage: the economically ascendant class; D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe

Similar words: dominant

Definition: exercising influence or control

Usage: television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion; the dominant partner in the marriage

Synonyms: overlooking, commanding, dominating

Definition: used of a height or viewpoint

Usage: a commanding view of the ocean; looked up at the castle dominating the countryside; the balcony overlooking the ballroom

Similar words: high

Definition: (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

Usage: a high mountain; high ceilings; high buildings; a high forehead; a high incline; a foot high

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