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 predominate predominate

adj

  • having superior power and influence  ( overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating )
    having superior power and influence
     the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
    the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
  • verb

  • ( ) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance  ( dominate, predominate, prevail, reign, rule )
    be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
     Money reigns supreme here
    Money reigns supreme here
     Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
    Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • appear very large or occupy a commanding position  ( hulk, loom, predominate, tower )
    appear very large or occupy a commanding position
     The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
     Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
    Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall


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