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Dominate vs. Mistress — What's the Difference?

Dominate vs. Mistress — What's the Difference?

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Dominate

The Dominate is the name sometimes given to the "despotic" later phase of imperial government, following the earlier period known as the "Principate", in the ancient Roman Empire. This phase is more often called the Tetrarchy at least until 313 when the empire was reunited.It may begin with the commencement of the reign of Diocletian in AD 284, following the Third Century Crisis of AD 235–284, and to end in the west with the collapse of the Western Empire in AD 476, while in the east its end is disputed, as either occurring at the close of the reign of Justinian I (AD 565) or of Heraclius (AD 641).

Mistress

A woman who has a continuing sexual relationship with a man who is married to someone else.

Dominate

Have power and influence over
The company dominates the market for operating system software

Mistress

A woman in a position of authority, control, or ownership, as the head of a household
"Thirteen years had seen her mistress of Kellynch Hall" (Jane Austen).

Dominate

To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power
Successful leaders dominate events rather than react to them.
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Mistress

A woman who owns or keeps an animal
A cat sitting in its mistress's lap.

Dominate

To exert a supreme, guiding influence on or over
Ambition dominated their lives.

Mistress

A woman who owns a slave.

Dominate

To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in
A drug company that dominates the tranquilizer market.

Mistress

A woman with ultimate control over something
The mistress of her own mind.

Dominate

To be the most abundant in
Grasses dominate most salt marshes.

Mistress

A nation or country that has supremacy over others
Great Britain, once the mistress of the seas.

Dominate

To overlook from a height
A view from the cliffside chalet that dominates the valley.

Mistress

Something personified as female that directs or reigns
"my mistress ... the open road" (Robert Louis Stevenson).

Dominate

To have or exert strong authority or mastery.

Mistress

A woman who has mastered a skill or branch of learning
A mistress of the culinary art.

Dominate

To be situated in or occupy a position that is more elevated or decidedly superior to others.

Mistress

Mistress Used formerly as a courtesy title when speaking to or of a woman.

Dominate

To be predominant in an ecosystem.

Mistress

Chiefly British A woman schoolteacher.

Dominate

To govern, rule or control by superior authority or power

Mistress

A woman, specifically one with great control, authority or ownership
Male equivalent: master
She was the mistress of the estate-mansion, and owned the horses.

Dominate

To exert an overwhelming guiding influence over something or someone

Mistress

A female teacher
Male equivalent: master
Games mistress

Dominate

To enjoy a commanding position in some field

Mistress

The other woman in an extramarital relationship, generally including sexual relations

Dominate

To overlook from a height.

Mistress

A dominatrix
Male equivalent: master

Dominate

To precede another node of a directed graph in all paths from the start of the graph to the other node.

Mistress

A woman well skilled in anything, or having the mastery over it

Dominate

Dominant.

Mistress

A woman regarded with love and devotion; a sweetheart

Dominate

(historical) The late period of the Roman Empire, following the principate, during which the emperor's rule became more explicitly autocratic and remaining vestiges of the Roman Republic were removed from the formal workings of government; the reign of any particular emperor during this period.

Mistress

(Scotland) A married woman; a wife

Dominate

To predominate over; to rule; to govern.
We everywhere meet with Slavonian nations either dominant or dominated.

Mistress

(obsolete) The jack in the game of bowls

Dominate

To be dominant.

Mistress

A female companion to a master a man with control, authority or ownership

Dominate

Be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance;
Money reigns supreme here
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

Mistress

Female equivalent of master

Dominate

Be in control; rule the roost;
Her husband completely dominates her

Mistress

Female equivalent of mister

Dominate

Have dominance or the power to defeat over;
Her pain completely mastered her
The methods can master the problems

Mistress

Of a woman: to master; to learn or develop to a high degree of proficiency.

Dominate

Look down on;
The villa dominates the town

Mistress

(intransitive) To act or take the role of a mistress.

Mistress

A woman having power, authority, or ownership; a woman who exercises authority, is chief, etc.; the female head of a family, a school, etc.
The late queen's gentlewoman! a knight's daughter!To be her mistress' mistress!

Mistress

A woman well skilled in anything, or having the mastery over it.
A letter desires all young wives to make themselves mistresses of Wingate's Arithmetic.

Mistress

A woman regarded with love and devotion; she who has command over one's heart; a beloved object; a sweetheart.

Mistress

A woman filling the place, but without the rights, of a wife; a woman having an ongoing usually exclusive sexual relationship with a man, who may provide her with financial support in return; a concubine; a loose woman with whom one consorts habitually; as, both his wife and his mistress attended his funeral.

Mistress

A title of courtesy formerly prefixed to the name of a woman, married or unmarried, but now superseded by the contracted forms, Mrs., for a married, and Miss, for an unmarried, woman.
Now Mistress Gilpin (careful soul).

Mistress

A married woman; a wife.
Several of the neighboring mistresses had assembled to witness the event of this memorable evening.

Mistress

The old name of the jack at bowls.

Mistress

To wait upon a mistress; to be courting.

Mistress

An adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man

Mistress

A woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)

Mistress

A woman master who directs the work of others

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