Meaning of DOMINATION in English


/dom'euh nay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. an act or instance of dominating.

2. rule or sway; control, often arbitrary.

3. dominations , Theol. one of the nine orders of celestial attendants of God. Cf. angel (def. 1).

[ 1350-1400; ME domination- (s. of dominatio ), equiv. to dominat ( us ) (see DOMINATE) + -ion- -ION; r. ME dominacioun ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .