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.
Words nearby predominate
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
Examples from the Web for predominating
German femininity was assumed to be of a predominating excellence to match that of German masculinity.Villa Elsa|Stuart Henry
Six thousand of this number are Europeans, the French predominating.Asiatic Breezes|Oliver Optic
But in Japan it is not the display of power, or wealth, that is the predominating element.Nationalism|Rabindranath Tagore
If anything, the predominating cross favours the use of the Yorkshire boar with the Berkshire sow.Australia The Dairy Country|Australia Department of External Affairs
Her face showed mixed emotions—but predominating over any other influence was the great desire to serve the rulers of her family.The Ghost Breaker|Charles Goddard