verb (used without object), pre·dom·i·nat·ed, pre·dom·i·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), pre·dom·i·nat·ed, pre·dom·i·nat·ing.
Origin of predominate
SYNONYMS FOR predominate
Related formspre·dom·i·nate·ly [pri-dom-uh-nit-lee] /prɪˈdɒm ə nɪt li/, adverbpre·dom·i·nat·ing·ly, adverbpre·dom·i·na·tion, nounpre·dom·i·na·tor, noun
Can be confusedpredominant predominate
Examples from the Web for predominate
One thing, however, is indispensable—a divine tendency must predominate in it.The philosophy of life, and philosophy of language, in a course of lectures|Frederick von Schlegel
Yet, it is unavoidable that certain groups of questions should predominate for a while.
This is usually associated with a spreading lepto-meningitis, the symptoms of which predominate.
Groups of men were lounging idly about, and confusion seemed to predominate.A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia|Amanda Minnie Douglas
The spelling recitation may be both oral and written, but written spelling should predominate the first year.How to Teach Phonics|Lida M. Williams