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Verb: predominate  pri'dó-mi,neyt
  1. Be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    "Hispanics predominate in this neighbourhood";
    - dominate, rule, reign, prevail
  2. Appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain";
    - loom, tower, hulk
Adjective: predominate  pri'dó-mi,neyt
  1. Having superior power and influence
    "the predominate mood among policy-makers is optimism";
    - overriding, paramount, predominant, preponderant, preponderating

Derived forms: predominating, predominated, predominates

See also: dominant

Type of: lift, rear, rise