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v. dom·i·neered, dom·i·neer·ing, dom·i·neers
To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly; tyrannize.
To exercise arbitrary or arrogant rule or control.
[Dutch domineren, from French dominer, from Latin dominārī, to dominate; see dominate.]
(often foll by: over) to act with arrogance or tyranny; behave imperiously
[C16: from Dutch domineren, from French dominer to dominate]
1. to exert dominance or control (usu. fol. by over or above).v.t.
2. to rule arbitrarily or despotically; dominate.
[1585–95; < Dutch domineren < French dominer < Latin dominārī]
Past participle: domineered
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|Verb||1.||domineer - rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"|