Synonyms of dominant in English:



  • 1 the dominant classes
    presiding, ruling, governing, controlling, commanding, ascendant, supreme, authoritative, most influential, most powerful, superior
    rare prepotent, prepollent
    [Antonyms] subservient
  • 2 he has a dominant personality
    assertive, self-assured, self-possessed, authoritative, forceful, domineering, commanding, controlling, bullish
    informal feisty, not backward in coming forward, pushy
    rare pushful
    [Antonyms] submissive
  • 3 we will discuss the dominant issues in psychology
    main, principal, prime, premier, chief, cardinal, foremost, uppermost, leading, primary, predominant, most important, most prominent, paramount, pre-eminent, outstanding, prominent, prevailing;
    central, key, crucial, core, salient
    informal number-one
    [Antonyms] secondary
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