Dominate and Suppress


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Dominate verb – To bring under one's control by force of arms.
Usage example: by 1941 Hitler had dominated much of Europe

Suppress and dominate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Suppress" instead a verb "Dominate".
Nearby Words: dominant, dominance, domination, dominating
Synonyms for Dominate


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Suppress verb – To put a stop to (something) by the use of force.
Usage example: nothing could suppress the rising tide of protest against the dictator's latest injustices

Dominate and suppress are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Dominate" instead a verb "Suppress".
Nearby Words: suppression, suppressing, suppressor, suppressant
Synonyms for Suppress

Common collocations

personality dominate personality suppress personality
anyone dominate anyone suppress anyone
everyone dominate everyone suppress everyone
powers dominate powers suppress powers

Both words in one sentence

  • The game also lets you play the demons' side of things; and one style of play (known as "playing In Nomine backwards") portrays Heaven as a bunch of jack-booted control-freak thugs who wish to suppress and dominate everyone.
  • Visual Novel / 11eyes However, her goal is to suppress every form of magic in the world so that Thule could dominate the world.
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