Meaning of lord over in English:

lord over

phrasal verb

  • lord over something or someoneAssert authority or dominance over (something or someone)

    ‘pastors are to service those in church, not lord over them’
    • ‘when we were at school, you used to lord it over us’
    order about, order around, boss about, boss around, give orders to, domineer, dominate, dictate to, pull rank on, tyrannize, bully, browbeat, oppress, repress, ride roughshod over, have under one's thumb