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Synonyms of predominate

Verb


1. predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail

usage: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"

2. loom, tower, predominate, hulk, rise, lift, rear

usage: appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

Adjective


1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating, dominant (vs. subordinate)

usage: having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

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