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synonyms for predominates

  • hold sway
  • command
  • dominate
  • domineer
  • govern
  • manage
  • outweigh
  • overrule
  • overshadow
  • preponderate
  • prevail
  • reign
  • rule
  • tell
  • carry weight
  • get the upper hand

antonyms for predominates

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  • follow
  • serve
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use predominates in a sentence

To determine by reading a number of verses the kind of foot that predominates, and to make this the basis of the metrical scheme.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The same bourgeois element predominates in the pictures of the ladies.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
For white and black choose evenly marked animals, in which white predominates.
OUR CATS AND ALL ABOUT THEMHARRISON WEIR
According as one or the other faculty predominates, we have a great scientist, a great poet, or a great moralist.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Two Gods is an absurdity, for the one might desire what the other does not, and he whose will predominates is the real God.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Pride is common in a person of a warm disposition in whom the red gall predominates.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
The law of revenge predominates in this tribe; for—like certain Australians—they attribute all deaths to contrivances of an enemy.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Anarchy predominates without freedom, and servitude without submission or subordination.
THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
It is interesting to notice how among these seafaring people weather-lore predominates over all other kinds.
CURRENT SUPERSTITIONSVARIOUS
Csar disappeared, and his influence predominates still more than during his life.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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