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.
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Origin of predominate
OTHER WORDS FROM predominatepre·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
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH predominatepredominant, predominate
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Example sentences from the Web for predominate
Basic services and facilities are now hard to come by; roads may be unpaved or nonexistent; children and old folks predominate.Ghosts in the Machine: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants and Their Uncertain Future|Ross Perlin|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Not surprisingly, given the elements (brooding auteur, noir template, gulag-y setting), the darker shades of emotion predominate.Geoff Dyer Takes on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film ‘Stalker’ in ‘Zona’|Chris Wallace|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Around Santiago, clay and sand predominate, and the soil can not be highly praised.
We must confess that at present the rich predominate, but the future will be for the virtuous and ingenious.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
The horizontal lines of the architrave and cornice predominate over the vertical lines of the columns.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
If it be narrative or descriptive, there is no definition or proof; but the development by details will predominate.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Let them even make some sacrifice of that buoyant feeling which, at their age, is so apt to predominate.The Young Man's Guide|William A. Alcott