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
How to use predominate in a sentence
“Juliana’s death ends up reflecting a violent country, where those who have weapons predominate and end up doing harm,” she said.
Admittedly on the fence, he says that if asked to bet which disease will predominate, “I’d put a little bit of money each way.”What will happen when COVID-19 and the flu collide this fall?|Tina Hesman Saey|September 18, 2020|Science News
Xue and his colleagues decided to concentrate on the substantia nigra, a region in the midbrain where dopaminergic neurons predominate and typically die during the disease.The Neurons That Appeared from Nowhere - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Nayanah Siva|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
The silhouette was classic Christopher Bailey, with coat dresses, wraps and pencil skirts predominating.
Several persons were talking at once, and Victor's voice was predominating, even over that of his mother.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Bodies could also be distinguished as fiery,949 terrestrial, and so forth, according to their predominating element.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
Such therefore is the predominating color of the solar atmosphere.Astronomy for Amateurs|Camille Flammarion
The doctor was a nondescript; a compound of gravity, fun, seriousness, and humbug—the latter predominating.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne
Each one has in it also mixtures of the other three elements, the one which gives it the name predominating.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik