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ascendancy

 
Noun ascendancy has 1 sense
  1. dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
    --1 is a kind of condition, status
    --1 has particulars:
     ascendant, ascendent; domination, mastery, supremacy; predominance, predomination; dominion, rule; regulation; absolutism, tyranny, despotism; monopoly
    Derived form: verb ascend3
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