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Synonyms for ascendancy
əˈsɛn dən sias·cen·dan·cy

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  1. ascendancy

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

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  1. dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, controlnoun

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ascendancy":

    ascendant, ancestor, predominance, descent, bottom-up

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How to use ascendancy in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Friday Barron:

    De Blasio and his progressive ascendancy have essentially hollowed out what was a prosperous and safe city.

  3. Jim Antos:

    If this change is approved, it could signal that UK and U.S. regulators are comfortable with the renewed ascendancy of investment banking.

  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. 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.


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