V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. somebody's area of power or control; 2. power, authority, or control

Synonyms: power, authority, domination, ownership, control, reign, supremacy, sovereignty, kingdom, domain


Tips: Dominion is derived from the Latin dominium, "property or right of ownership." Essentially, dominion refers to power or authority.

Usage Examples:

The company is currently under my dominion, but Iím the CEO only in the interim, until a suitable replacement can be found. (authority, control)

My office is my dominion, and I expect everyone to respect my space. (kingdom, domain)

The king divided his dominion and gave a portion of his land to each of his sons. (kingdom, domain)

I hold dominion over this company, and I'm not about to sell any part of it. (ownership, control)

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