verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
dominate; prevail; reign; rule.
- Money reigns supreme here
- Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
verb appear very large or occupy a commanding position
tower; loom; hulk.
- The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
- Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
adjective satellite having superior power and influence
preponderant; overriding; paramount; preponderating; predominant.
- the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
Pre*dom"i*nate intransitive verb
: cf. F. prédominer
imperfect & past participle Predominated ; present participle & verbal noun Predominating
- To be superior in number, strength, influence, or authority; to have controlling power or influence; to prevail; to rule; to have the mastery; as, love predominated in her heart.
[Certain] rays may predominate over the rest.
Sir. I. Newton.
Pre*dom"i*nate transitive verb
- To rule over; to overpower. R.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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