Synonyms for Dominant:
in charge, governing.
major, vital, meaningful, significant, fundamental, serious, crucial.
•main, primary (adjective)
high-powered, reigning, important, strong, formidable, influential, autocratic.
eminent, uppermost, maximum, controlling, crowning, signal, master, furthermost, senior, elite, chosen, ascendant, most, best, choice, king, champion, commanding, above, furthest, consummate, leading, quintessential, ruling, paramount, A 1, supreme, sovereign, predominant, chief, superior, zenith, foremost, better, Headmost.
•superior, controlling (adjective)
bossy, ascendant, demonstrative, regnant, foremost, ruling, domineering, leading, paramount, sovereign, imperious, supreme, assertive, preponderant, despotic, governing, commanding, principal, powerful, imperative, chief, reigning, predominant, predominate, authoritative.
n.noticeable, show up, obvious, apparent, perceptible, principal, plain, distinct, identifiable, visible, manifest. over, reigning, Dominative, regnant. strong, masterful. Prepotent, important. •dominant (noun)
superior, predominant, sovereign, preponderant, paramount, possessive, controlling, in charge, predominate, ascendent, ascendant, preponderating, supreme, dominating, overriding, governing.
Usage examples for dominant
Throughout, the dominant element is the Roman provincial fashion which is borrowed from Italy. – The Romanization of Roman Britain by F. Haverfield
Christianity now became a dominant power. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan