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Synonyms for dominant
ˈdɒm ə nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dominant(noun)

    (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale

    Synonyms:
    dominant allele

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

  2. dominant allele, dominant(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    dominant allele

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

  3. dominant(adj)

    exercising influence or control

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

    Synonyms:
    rife, prevalent, predominant, prevailing

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

  4. dominant(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    rife, prevalent, predominant, prevailing

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

  5. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife(adj)

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. dominant(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    imposing

  2. dominant(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    prevalent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dominant(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dominant(a)

    Synonyms:
    predominant, prevailing, predominating, paramount

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How to use dominant in a sentence?

  1. John Ing:

    The oils were a little bit better, so we got a bounce there, the on-again, off-again Greek events are the dominant factor.

  2. Doug Biesecker:

    It's a very complicated issue, does the sun have a role in our variable climate? Yes. Is the dominant role? No. Even the concept of the sun being responsible for Europe's mini ice age -- it's not hard-and-fast true.

  3. Mark Mulholland:

    Whatever news comes out of it (the conference) might matter to some short-term traders but won’t affect our view on the stock, we’re going to hold this stock for at least another three years, because it has such a dominant position in the phone market.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A chicken benefits not from her eggs, the honeybees cannot enjoy their honey; similarly, a writer earns nothing from its writing, and visionary one receives not profit from its vision. However, the dominant figures stay to contribute a little support for the continuation of such a selfish and monopolized system.

  5. Philip Hammond:

    To remain a dominant player we in the UK must do what London's markets have always done: evolve.


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