ascendence

Definitions of ascendence
  1. noun
    the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    synonyms: ascendance, ascendancy, ascendency, control, dominance
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    ascendant, ascendent
    position or state of being dominant or in control
    domination, mastery, supremacy
    power to dominate or defeat
    predominance, predomination, prepotency
    the state of being predominant over others
    dominion, rule
    dominance or power through legal authority
    regulation
    the state of being controlled or governed
    absolutism, despotism, tyranny
    dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    monopoly
    exclusive control or possession of something
    superiority, transcendence, transcendency
    the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    paramountcy
    the state of being paramount; the highest rank or authority
    raj
    British dominion over India (1757-1947)
    reign, sovereignty
    royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
    suzerainty
    the position or authority of a suzerain
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    condition, status
    a state at a particular time
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