Another word for dominant
dominant predominant preponderant paramount preeminentSearch Thesaurus
These adjectives mean surpassing all others in power, influence, or position. Dominant applies to what exercises principal control or authority or is unmistakably ascendant: For decades, the Soviet Union was the dominant nation of eastern Europe. Predominant often implies being uppermost at a particular time or for the time being: “Egrets, gulls and small mammals are the predominant wildlife on the island these days” (Dan McCoubrey). Preponderant implies superiority as the result of outweighing or outnumbering all others: “No big modern war has been won without preponderant sea power” (Samuel Eliot Morison). Paramount means first in importance, rank, or regard: “My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union” (Abraham Lincoln). Preeminent suggests generally recognized supremacy: He is the preeminent tenor of the modern era.
Another word for dominantadjective
Exercising controlling power or influence:commanding, controlling, dominating, dominative, governing, paramount, preponderant, regnant, reigning, ruling. See over
Exercising authority:authoritative, commanding, lordly, masterful. See over, strong
Having preeminent significance:ascendant, predominant, prepotent, prevailing, regnant, ruling, supreme. See important