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get the upper hand

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  • as inpredominate
  • as insubdue
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Synonyms for get the upper hand

verb be the most important, noticeable
  • hold sway
  • command
  • dominate
  • domineer
  • govern
  • manage
  • outweigh
  • overrule
  • overshadow
  • preponderate
  • prevail
  • reign
  • rule
  • tell
  • carry weight
  • get the upper hand

Antonyms for get the upper hand

  • follow
  • serve
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to get the upper hand

predominate

verb. be the most important, noticeable

predominates

verb. be the most important, noticeable

predominating

verb. be the most important, noticeable

subdue

verb. keep under control; moderate

subdues

verb. keep under control; moderate

subduing

verb. keep under control; moderate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.