Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy.
Superior prominence; predominance; ascendency.
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.
A supposed high order of angels; dominations. See Domination, 3.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion. Alexander the Great
I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion. Alexander the Great
In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing. John Henry Newman
Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God's sovereignty and disobeyed God's law. But Moses was told explicitly, God's blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God's tool of dominion, biblical law. Gary North