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    predominate

    predominate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word predominate

    Definition
    (verb) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    Synonyms : dominate , prevail , reign , rule
    Example Sentence
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
    Definition
    (verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    Synonyms : hulk , loom , tower
    Example Sentence
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
    Definition
    (adj) having superior power and influence
    Example Sentence
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
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