Associations to the word «Predominate»


PREDOMINATE, verb. (intransitive) To dominate, have control, or succeed by superior numbers or size.
PREDOMINATE, verb. (intransitive) To be prominent; to loom large; to be the chief component of a whole.
PREDOMINATE, verb. (transitive) To dominate or hold power over, especially through numerical advantage; to outweigh.
PREDOMINATE, adjective. Predominant.

Dictionary definition

PREDOMINATE, verb. Be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood".
PREDOMINATE, verb. Appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall".
PREDOMINATE, adjective. Having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism".

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