domination, mastery, supremacy
Meaning: power to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas"
They rose up against the first magistrate merely in order to assert the supremacy of the law.
For mails and passengers, on the other hand, steam must more and more decidedly assert its supremacy.
I call her peerless because she has no peer, whether it be in bodily stature or in the supremacy of rank and beauty.
The success of England, in her struggle with France for the supremacy of North America had cost her a great deal of money.
But on the reverse, was not his right to the supremacy of Scotland acknowledged by the princes who contended for the crown?
The advantage of the wave-power, however, would be seen mainly during the calm and desultory weather which has virtually been the means of forcing sail-power to resign its supremacy to steam.
By assertion, he attempted to annihilate seven States; and the war which followed was to enforce the revolutionary edict, and to establish the supremacy of the General Government on the ruins of the blood-bought independence of the States.
It was a happy and united household: brothers and sisters and cousins living peacefully under the gentle rule of the good stepmother, but all acknowledging from a very early period the supremacy in goodness and cleverness of their big brother Abraham.
Skeet and Nig were too good-natured for quarrelling,--besides, they belonged to John Thornton; but the strange dog, no matter what the breed or valor, swiftly acknowledged Buck's supremacy or found himself struggling for life with a terrible antagonist.
Some of the great cities of today are famous for their size, such as New York and London; some for their beauty, like Paris and Rio Janeiro; some for their culture and learning, as Boston and Oxford; some for their manufacturing and commercial supremacy, as Detroit and Liverpool.