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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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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
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predominate

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

predominate

[prɪˈdɒmɪneɪt] VIpredominar (over sobre)
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predominate

[prɪˈdɒmɪneɪt] viprédominer
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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
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predominate

[prɪˈdɒmɪˌneɪt] vipredominare
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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
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Elton predominated, sometimes the Martins; and each was occasionally useful as a check to the other.
Pity and surprise were strongly depictured in your Mother's countenance, during the whole of my narration, but I am sorry to say, that to the eternal reproach of her sensibility, the latter infinitely predominated. Nay, faultless as my conduct had certainly been during the whole course of my late misfortunes and adventures, she pretended to find fault with my behaviour in many of the situations in which I had been placed.
I felt a drop or two of blood from my head trickle down my neck, and was sensible of somewhat pungent suffering: these sensations for the time predominated over fear, and I received him in frantic sort.
And she was too, though perhaps the beauty occasionally predominated.
For af Klint and The Five, one theme predominated: to directly express a spiritual unity transcending the world's multiplicity by offering resolution to the bipolarity of the spiritual life and the material world, of good and evil, or of the sexes.
Most of these features had already been prominent among most sectors of the Madrid elite during the last generations of the old regime, forming part of a culture of patronage and family connections that had predominated among officeholders, merchants, bankers and other elite sectors prior to liberalism.
In one house, the European house dust mite predominated, with 7,454 per gram of dust in the couch, 2,361 per gram in the carpet under the couch, and just 232 per gram in carpeting where people often walk.
Delicate filaments, mostly visual, some literary, linked disparate works in which high-keyed color, graphic precisionism, and over-the-top subject matter predominated.
Whether in predominantly male-centered activities like barn-raisings, primarily female activities like assisting at births, quilting parties, visiting the families who had suffered a death or celebrated a new baby, men and women together created for themselves a "welfare system without the state." Even where women predominated, as in caring for sick people outside their own households, or quilting, men also routinely participated as time and circumstance permitted.
The IG derivatives that predominated in cut or mashed raw vegetables were those that had proved the most potent tumor inhibitors in animals, the pair discovered.
But those who survived forged strong ethnic communities and extended families, both on individual plantations (where they often predominated) and in the woods between plantations where slaves of many owners regularly met.
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