HyperDic: predominate

English > 3 senses of the word predominate:
VERBstativepredominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevailbe larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
stativepredominate, loom, tower, hulkappear very large or occupy a commanding position
ADJECTIVEallpredominate, overriding, paramount, predominant, preponderant, preponderatinghaving superior power and influence
predominate > pronunciation
Soundsprihdaa'mahnaht; prihdaa'mahney.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > predominate: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving superior power and influence.
Synonymsoverriding, paramount, predominant, preponderant, preponderating
BroaderdominantExercising influence or control
Spanishpredominante, preeminente, preponderante, primordial
Catalanpredominant, preeminent, preponderant, primordial
English > predominate: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
Synonymsdominate, rule, reign, prevail
NarroweroverarchBe central or dominant
overrideprevail over
preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalanceweigh more heavily
Spanishimperar, perdurar, predominar, prevalecer, reinar, superar
Catalanimperar, perdurar, predominar, prevaler, superar
Adjectivespredominantmost frequent or common
Nounspredominance, predominationthe state of being predominant over others
English > predominate: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningAppear very large or occupy a commanding position.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"
Synonymsloom, tower, hulk
Broaderrise, lift, rearRise up
Spanishamenazar, elevarse, encumbrarse, predominar, torrar
Catalanelevar-se, encastellar-se, encimbellar, enlairar-se, predominar
Nounspredominationthe quality of being more noticeable / noticeable than anything else

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