Definitions for predominate

Definitions for (verb) predominate

Main entry: predominate, prevail, reign, dominate, rule

Definition: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

Usage: Money reigns supreme here; Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

Main entry: hulk, predominate, tower, loom

Definition: appear very large or occupy a commanding position

Usage: The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain; Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

Definitions for (adj) predominate

Main entry: overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating

Definition: having superior power and influence

Usage: the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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