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Synonyms for dominant
ˈdɒm ə nəntdom·i·nant

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  1. dominantadjective


  2. dominantadjective


Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. dominantnoun

    (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale

    dominant allele

    under(a), low-level, recessive, associate(a), assistant, infrequent, subordinate, adjunct, secondary

  2. dominant allele, dominantadjective

    an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different

    dominant allele

    associate(a), recessive, under(a), low-level, secondary, subordinate, assistant, infrequent, adjunct

  3. dominantadjective

    exercising influence or control

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

    rife, prevalent, predominant, prevailing

    adjunct, associate(a), recessive, assistant, subordinate, infrequent, secondary, low-level, under(a)

  4. dominantadjective

    (of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar

    rife, prevalent, predominant, prevailing

    under(a), infrequent, low-level, recessive, assistant, associate(a), adjunct, secondary, subordinate

  5. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rifeadjective

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

    overabundant, rife, predominate, prevailing, predominant, plethoric, prevalent, preponderating, overriding, paramount, preponderant

    adjunct, recessive, low-level, subordinate, associate(a), infrequent, under(a), assistant, secondary

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  1. dominantadjective

    prevailing, ruling, predominant, predominating, ascendant, in the ascendant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dominantadjective

    predominant, prevailing, predominating, paramount

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  1. William Schaffner:

    Our crystal balls are a little cloudy at this point this year, but the H3N2 virus should be the dominant strain this year, while it tends to produce more influenza symptoms, and that's the bad news, the good news is now the vaccine has been modified and it does include H3N2 strain, so it ought to be more on target with the dominant strain of the virus this year.

  2. Margrethe Vestager:

    However, dominant companies have a responsibility not to abuse their market position either in the market where they are dominant or in neighboring markets, this is about consumers getting the best possible results of their query.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    Once a monopoly begins to grow, it becomes a thing that goes on its own, amazon starts off as the dominant book delivery service. And then it starts morphing into other products and becomes the dominant delivery service. Now it's like a monster that has to be fed every minute.

  4. Chen Ning:

    For a long period of time, manufacturers have been in a dominant position, we haven't yet seen any improvements in dealers' situation. Many of them are still struggling on the verge of survival.

  5. Theodore Harold White:

    To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

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