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
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 predominately
America remains, and likely will remain, a predominately suburban nation for decades to come.
In some predominately ISIS-controlled provinces, there were attempts to block internet access entirely.
They are ‘stylish,’ at least in a way that allows them to be taken seriously in a predominately male-dominated career.Anne Hidalgo, Paris’s First Female Mayor, Isn’t a Fashionista…and That’s Quite All Right|Erin Cunningham|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The killings of some 7,000 Sunni Syrians in March of 2011 by predominately Alawite security forces forced Hamas to take a stand.
Many of the predominately young demonstrators, however, seemed to be there to protest—and also for the adrenaline.Turkish Protesters Are Entrenched as Protests Continue|Mike Giglio|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On the whole the Fijians are predominately Melanesian but with numerous Polynesian affinities that vary with locality.
Certain halls in the universities were predominately Puritan.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
And although that is not exclusively his use of the emblem, it is predominately so, and it is so here.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
His body is fairly tall and well muscled, that is, predominately athletic in build.
The public's conception of medicine is predominately a passive one.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett