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Another word for dominion

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Noun
  1. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

      1. An unsupported statement or assurance:
      2. An expression of permission or approval:
      3. The right or authority to decide:
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
      2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
      3. Complete independence and self-government.
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. Great power or force, as of a nation or army.
      2. Physical strength:
      1. Possession of consummate skill.
      2. The status of master or ruler; control:
      3. Full command of a subject of study:
      1. The right of a court to hear a particular case, based on the scope of its authority over the type of case and the parties to the case.
      2. Authority or control:
      3. The extent of authority or control:
      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
    See also:

    over

  2. The fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something

    See also:

    owned

  3. The act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
      2. The period during which a monarch rules.
      3. Dominance or widespread influence:
      1. Possession of consummate skill.
      2. The status of master or ruler; control:
      3. Full command of a subject of study:
      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. The condition or fact of being dominant.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
    See also:

    over

Another word for dominion

Noun
  1. The acknowledged right to govern

      1. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
      2. The territory included in such a unit.
      3. An extensive enterprise under a unified authority:
      1. The act of granting certain powers or the authority to carry out a particular task or duty.
      2. The authority so granted.
      3. The matter or task so authorized:
      1. A person or group selected to govern in place of a monarch or other ruler who is absent, disabled, or still in minority.
      2. The period during which a regent governs.
      3. The office, area of jurisdiction, or government of regents or a regent.
      1. A special advantage, immunity, permission, right, or benefit granted to or enjoyed by an individual, class, or caste.
      2. Such an advantage, immunity, or right held as a prerogative of status or rank, and exercised to the exclusion or detriment of others.
      3. The principle of granting and maintaining a special right or immunity:
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. Used with Your, His, or Their as a title and form of address for a man or men holding the rank of lord.
      2. The position or authority of a lord.
      3. The territory belonging to a feudal lord.
      1. The office, function, or authority of a master.
      2. The skill or dexterity of a master.
      1. The quality or condition of being supreme.
      2. Supreme power or authority.
      1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
      2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
      3. Complete independence and self-government.
      1. Superiority or decisive advantage; domination:
      1. Exercise of sovereign power, as by a monarch.
      2. The period during which a monarch rules.
      3. Dominance or widespread influence:
      1. The act of authorizing.
      2. Something that authorizes; a sanction.
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. The right of a court to hear a particular case, based on the scope of its authority over the type of case and the parties to the case.
      2. Authority or control:
      3. The extent of authority or control:
      1. The state of being older than another or others or higher in rank than another or others.
      2. Precedence of position, especially precedence over others of the same rank by reason of a longer span of service.
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
  2. Actual control

      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. The act, manner, or practice of managing; handling, supervision, or control:
      2. The person or persons who control or direct a business or other enterprise.
      3. Skill in managing; executive ability.
  3. A governed area

      1. A political or territorial unit ruled by a sovereign.
      2. The eternal spiritual sovereignty of God or Christ.
      3. The realm of this sovereignty.
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. An area of land; a region.
      2. The land and waters under the jurisdiction of a government.
      3. A political subdivision of a country.
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.