verb (used with object), dom·i·nat·ed, dom·i·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), dom·i·nat·ed, dom·i·nat·ing.
Origin of dominate
Examples from the Web for dominate
More recently, the rows of red and gray cement housing project blocks that sprouted up in the 1980s dominate the view.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This makes him responsible for creation, so that he might dominate it in order to develop it until the end of time.
It's a wonderfully playful, zesty turn that sees the 30-year-old dominate every scene he's in.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Republicans currently dominate the breakdown, with 27 GOP secretaries of state in the 47 states that have the position.
Feminists are the new comic book geeks, and the women-led Ghostbusters remake will dominate the box office.'Ghostbusters' and the Slow Emancipation of Female-Driven Comedy|Teo Bugbee|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is this desire to dominate which inspires him to avoid truths over which he has no sway and to invent myths.Fantazius Mallare|Ben Hecht
That purpose continued to dominate Greek philosophy to the very end.The Legacy of Greece|Various
The United States need not dominate politically her weaker sister republics.The American Empire|Scott Nearing
No one advised them to incur the most heavy sacrifices in order to dominate the world.England, Canada and the Great War|Louis-Georges Desjardins
These are the convictions which dominate in all the later works.A History of American Literature|Percy H. Boynton
British Dictionary definitions for dominate
Word Origin for dominate
Word Origin and History for dominate
1610s, from Latin dominatus, past participle of dominari "to rule, dominate, to govern," from dominus (see domain). Related: Dominated; dominating. Or perhaps a back-formation from domination.