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synonyms for predominant

  • dominant
  • dominating
  • main
  • potent
  • prevailing
  • prevalent
  • weighty
  • absolute
  • all-powerful
  • almighty
  • arbitrary
  • ascendant
  • authoritative
  • capital
  • chief
  • controlling
  • directing
  • effective
  • efficacious
  • governing
  • holding the reins
  • imperious
  • influential
  • leading
  • mighty
  • official
  • omnipotent
  • overbearing
  • overpowering
  • paramount
  • predominate
  • preponderant
  • primary
  • prime
  • principal
  • prominent
  • reigning
  • sovereign
  • superior
  • superlative
  • supervisory
  • supreme
  • surpassing
  • transcendent
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antonyms for predominant

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  • inferior
  • minor
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • unimportant
  • inconsequential
  • trivial
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How to use predominant in a sentence

Protection will also be needed if variants that are more virulent become predominant in the United States, experts say.
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Beginning late Wednesday night, some short-range models predicted that sleet would be the predominant form, after an initial burst of snow.
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He also talks up the potential of Skeleton’s ultracapacitors in maintaining electrical-grid stability as relatively unpredictable renewables become more predominant.
GRAPHENE GETS REAL: MEET THE ENTREPRENEURS BRINGING THE WONDER SUBSTANCE TO MARKETDAVID MEYERDECEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
Meeting it will require a sweeping overhaul of the country’s energy system—a transition complicated by the fact that the country is still rapidly building new coal-fired power plants, by far the country’s predominant energy source.
CHINA IS RAPIDLY BECOMING THE LEADING NUCLEAR ENERGY SUPERPOWERTIM MCDONNELLSEPTEMBER 30, 2020QUARTZ
As a physical good with a complicated manufacturing process, it seemed to be under more threat than streaming, the predominant way people now listen to music.
VINYL SALES ROCK ON IN SPITE OF COVID-19DAN KOPFAUGUST 21, 2020QUARTZ
In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.
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Then began the present aspect of field and forest; and modern types of animals were introduced and became predominant.
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In the lowest animals touch was the predominant, if not the only sense, taste perhaps being associated with it.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
We do not indeed know how the predominant character of the Mes was shown—whether, for example, the melody ended on the Mes.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
Marie Touchet, who was very young when brought to court, came at an age when all the noblest sentiments are predominant.
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDOMINANT

  • ascendent
  • commanding
  • controlling
  • dominant
  • predominant
  • predominating
  • prevailing
  • superior
  • supreme
  • surpassing
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