1. Most powerful or important or influential; SYN. ascendent, dominating.
2. Tending or directed upward; SYN. ascendent, ascensive.
3. Ascendent; rising into power; powerful
4. Astronomy, moving toward zenith
5. Astrology, immediately above eastern horizon
ETYM Latin dominans, -antis, p. pr. of dominari: cf. French dominant. Related to Dominate.
1. Exercising influence or control.
2. Of genes; producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar.
Tending or serving to overwhelm ; also; extreme, great
ETYM Cf. French prédominant. Related to Predominante.
Having superiority over others; being great in influence, or strength.
Having paramount rank, dignity, or importance; outstanding, supreme
ETYM Latin praeponderans, -antis: cf. French prépondérant. Related to Preponderate.
1. Outweighing; overbalancing; used figuratively.
2. Having greater prevalence.
ETYM Latin praevalens, -entis, p. pr. of praevalere. Related to Prevail.
1. Present everywhere or in all things; dominant.
2. Generally or widely accepted, practiced, or favored; widespread.
ETYM Latin, compar. of superus being above, from super above, over: cf. French supérieur. Related to Super-, Supreme.
(Often followed by 'to') Above being affected or influenced by.
1. Of or characteristic of high rank or importance.
2. Of high or superior quality or performance.
3. (Sometimes followed by 'to') Not subject to or influenced by.
4. (Astronomy) Having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit.
ETYM From Up, Upper; formed like aftermost. Related to Upmost.
Highest in place, position, rank, power, or the like; supreme.