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pre·dom·i·nate

 (prĭ-dŏm′ə-nāt′)
v. pre·dom·i·nat·ed, pre·dom·i·nat·ing, pre·dom·i·nates
v.intr.
1. To have or gain controlling power or influence; prevail: Good predominates over evil in many literary works.
2. To be of or have greater quantity or importance; preponderate: French-speaking people predominate in Quebec.
v.tr.
To dominate or prevail over.
adj. (ə-nət)
Predominant.

[Medieval Latin praedominārī, praedomināt- : Latin prae-, pre- + Latin dominārī, to rule (from dominus, master; see dem- in Indo-European roots).]

pre·dom′i·nate·ly (-nĭt-lē) adv.
pre·dom′i·na′tion n.
pre·dom′i·na′tor n.

predominate

(prɪˈdɒmɪˌneɪt)
vb
1. (often foll by: over) to have power, influence, or control
2. (intr) to prevail or preponderate
3. (tr) rare to dominate or have control over
adj
another word for predominant
[C16: from Medieval Latin praedominārī, from Latin prae before + dominārī to bear rule, domineer]
preˈdominately adv
preˌdomiˈnation n
preˈdomiˌnator n

pre•dom•i•nate

(prɪˈdɒm əˌneɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing. v.i.
1. to be the stronger or leading element or force.
2. to have numerical superiority or advantage.
3. to surpass others; be preeminent.
4. to have or exert controlling power (often fol. by over): Good sense predominated over anger.
v.t.
5. to dominate or prevail over.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin praedominātus, past participle of praedominārī. See pre-, dominate]
pre•dom′i•nate•ly (-nɪt li) adv.
pre•dom`i•na′tion, n.

predominate


Past participle: predominated
Gerund: predominating

Imperative
predominate
predominate
Present
I predominate
you predominate
he/she/it predominates
we predominate
you predominate
they predominate
Preterite
I predominated
you predominated
he/she/it predominated
we predominated
you predominated
they predominated
Present Continuous
I am predominating
you are predominating
he/she/it is predominating
we are predominating
you are predominating
they are predominating
Present Perfect
I have predominated
you have predominated
he/she/it has predominated
we have predominated
you have predominated
they have predominated
Past Continuous
I was predominating
you were predominating
he/she/it was predominating
we were predominating
you were predominating
they were predominating
Past Perfect
I had predominated
you had predominated
he/she/it had predominated
we had predominated
you had predominated
they had predominated
Future
I will predominate
you will predominate
he/she/it will predominate
we will predominate
you will predominate
they will predominate
Future Perfect
I will have predominated
you will have predominated
he/she/it will have predominated
we will have predominated
you will have predominated
they will have predominated
Future Continuous
I will be predominating
you will be predominating
he/she/it will be predominating
we will be predominating
you will be predominating
they will be predominating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been predominating
you have been predominating
he/she/it has been predominating
we have been predominating
you have been predominating
they have been predominating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been predominating
you will have been predominating
he/she/it will have been predominating
we will have been predominating
you will have been predominating
they will have been predominating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been predominating
you had been predominating
he/she/it had been predominating
we had been predominating
you had been predominating
they had been predominating
Conditional
I would predominate
you would predominate
he/she/it would predominate
we would predominate
you would predominate
they would predominate
Past Conditional
I would have predominated
you would have predominated
he/she/it would have predominated
we would have predominated
you would have predominated
they would have predominated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.predominate - be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
override - prevail over; "health considerations override financial concerns"
overarch - be central or dominant; "This scene overarches the entire first act"
outbalance, overbalance, preponderate, outweigh - weigh more heavily; "these considerations outweigh our wishes"
2.predominate - appear very large or occupy a commanding positionpredominate - appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
rear, rise, lift - rise up; "The building rose before them"
Adj.1.predominate - having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
dominant - exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage"

predominate

verb
1. be in the majority, dominate, prevail, stand out, be predominant, be most noticeable, preponderate All nationalities were represented, but the English predominated.
2. prevail, rule, reign, hold sway, get the upper hand, carry weight a society where Islamic principles predominate

predominate

verb
To occupy the preeminent position in:
Idioms: have the ascendancy, reign supreme.
Translations
يَسود، يُسَيْطِر
mít převahupřevažovat
ríkja, yfirgnæfa
dominuotivyrauti
būt pārsvarādominēt
çoğunlukta olmak

predominate

[prɪˈdɒmɪneɪt] VIpredominar (over sobre)

predominate

[prɪˈdɒmɪneɪt] viprédominer

predominate

vi
(in numbers) → vorherrschen
(in influence etc) → überwiegen; Good will always predominate over Evildas Gute wird immer über das Böse siegen; if you allow any one individual to predominate (over the others)wenn man einem einzigen gestattet, die anderen zu beherrschen

predominate

[prɪˈdɒmɪˌneɪt] vipredominare

predominate

(priˈdomineit) verb
to be the stronger or greater in amount, size, number etc. In this part of the country industry predominates (over agriculture).
preˈdominant adjective
stronger, more numerous, more noticeable etc. The English language is predominant in America.
preˈdominantly adverb
preˈdominance noun
References in classic literature ?
According to the constitution of Pennsylvania, the president, who is the head of the executive department, is annually elected by a vote in which the legislative department predominates.
But unfortunately the passion of the moment predominates, in the Frail Sex, over every other consideration.
He has thrown off his paper cap, and you see that his hair is not thick and straight, like Adam's, but thin and wavy, allowing you to discern the exact contour of a coronal arch that predominates very decidedly over the brow.
E predominates so remarkably that an individual sentence of any length is rarely seen, in which it is not the prevailing character.
But neither man nor woman, in whom good predominates, will smile or sneer, nor bid the Rogues' March be played, in derision of their array.
The fact is, that the fancy of this poet so far predominates over all his other faculties, and over the fancy of all other men, as to have induced, very naturally, the idea that he is fanciful only.
In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex.
But it is not interest which predominates in the noble nature of poets.
As you are aware, E is the most common letter in the English alphabet, and it predominates to so marked an extent that even in a short sentence one would expect to find it most often.
Among the soldiery a lower type of negro predominates, with thicker lips and broader, flatter noses.
In the earlier ones sheer romance predominates and the hero and heroine are likely to be more or less conventional paragons, respectively, of courage and tender charm; but in the later ones Scott largely portrays the life and people which he himself knew; and he knew them through and through.
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets,--most likely his father's.