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Definition of dominion:

  1. A supposed high order of angels; dominations. See Domination, 3.
  2. Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy.
  3. Superior prominence; predominance; ascendency.
  4. That which is governed; territory over which authority is exercised; the tract, district, or county, considered as subject; as, the dominions of a king. Also used figuratively; as, the dominion of the passions.

Synonyms:

prescript, jurisdiction, principle, district, privilege, seniority, convention, commission, administration, regency, owned, sovereignty, pattern, authorization, rule, command, government, over, empire, ownership, say-so, might, territorial dominion, domination, authority, supremacy, management, mastership, reign, power, territory, linguistic rule, soil, kingdom, nation, dominance, mastery, title, regulation, normal, province, ruler, formula, proprietorship, possession, prerogative, control, anarchy, ascendancy, sway.

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