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 Words for predominatingoutweigh, preponderate, overrule, manage, overshadow, rule, command, reign, govern, dominate, prevail, tell, domineer
Examples from the Web for predominating
Historical Examples of predominating
The potency is in the inferior blood, simply because it is the predominating one.Life: Its True Genesis
R. W. Wright
The predominating colour may be mixed with the whiting, etc..Practical Taxidermy
His predominating passion in this relation is a love of hunting.The Land of Thor
J. Ross Browne
Such therefore is the predominating color of the solar atmosphere.Astronomy for Amateurs
Six thousand of this number are Europeans, the French predominating.Asiatic Breezes
Word Origin for predominate
1590s, from Medieval Latin predominatus, past participle of predominare (see predominant). Related: Predominated; predominating; predominatingly.