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Synonyms for ascendancy
əˈsɛn dən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control(noun)

    the state that exists when one person or group has power over another

    "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"

    Synonyms:
    controller, laterality, restraint, dominance, ascendance, authorization, mastery, control, say-so, ascendency, control condition, potency, command, authority, ascendence, authorisation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ascendancy

    Synonyms:
    superiority, advantage, mastery, control, influence, supremacy, sway, domination, authority

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ascendant, ancestor, predominance, descent, bottom-up

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How to use ascendancy in a sentence?

  1. John C. Calhoun:

    To maintain the ascendancy of the Constitution over the lawmaking majority is the great and essential point on which the success of the [American] system must depend; unless that ascendancy can be preserved, the necessary consequence must be that the laws will supersede the Constitution; and, finally, the will of the Executive, by influence of its patronage, will supersede the laws ...

  2. Tom Ridge:

    Remember back then we thought about al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan and a few other places? well, we've seen al Qaeda metastasize. It is now a global scourge. And you have the ascendancy of ISIL. The combination of those two groups -- their appeal to the lone wolfs and we see them acting in Belgium and in France and in Canada and the United States so the threat factors and the nature of the threats are far more complicated and far more serious today than on September 12, 2001.

  3. Milton R. Sapirstein:

    There is nobody as enslaved as the fanatic, the person in whom one impulse, one value, has assumed ascendancy over all others.

  4. John Stuart Mill:

    As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.

  5. Thomas Jefferson, letter to Elbridge Gerry, 1799:

    I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.


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