Commentary: authorization, authorisation, say-so - the power or right to give orders or make decisions
He has the dominance to issue warrants.
He lets his dominance over the employees get to his head.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: DOMINANCE[+event] 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.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: superior development of one side of the body
Dominance is especially prevalent in the Gorn family.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1