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holds sway

  • as inpredominate
  • as inreign
  • as inrule
  • as insubjugate
  • as ingovern
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Synonyms for holds sway

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 holds sway

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