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Synonyms for predominant
prɪˈdɒm ə nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife(adj)

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

    Synonyms:
    overabundant, rife, predominate, dominant, prevailing, plethoric, prevalent, preponderating, overriding, paramount, preponderant

    Antonyms:
    low-level, infrequent, subordinate

  2. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

    Synonyms:
    rife, predominate, dominant, prevailing, overriding, preponderating, paramount, prevalent, preponderant

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, infrequent, low-level

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. predominant

    Synonyms:
    prevailing, ascendant, prevalent, superior, overruling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. predominant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    prevailing, prevalent, supreme, ascendant, overruling, dominant, sovereign

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. predominant(a)

    Synonyms:
    dominant, overruling, ascendant, supreme

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "predominant":

    dominant, prevailing, overriding, prevalent, preponderant, predominating, predominate, main, pre-eminent, prominent, predominance

How to pronounce predominant?

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How to use predominant in a sentence?

  1. Chris Beyrer:

    The predominant concept [to date] has been a drug-free world, rather than a pragmatic acceptance that substance use is common.

  2. Maxim Behar:

    The tsunami of social media that has conquered global communications within a few years has swept away privacy, once predominant, and has laid the groundwork for a new world where everything is public - or is rapidly becoming so - and where everything is transparent - or is about to be.

  3. Mark Kelly:

    You can see a lot of pollution over parts of Asia that is almost continuous. You can’t really see the ground very well. And those fires in California over the summer, that smoke was pretty extensive. But the predominant thing is you just notice how thin the atmosphere is, how fragile it looks. That combined with these large swabs of pollution is somewhat alarming.

  4. Republican Daron Shaw:

    Compared to eight years ago, attitudes about the economy have improved dramatically, but that’s a pretty low bar, the predominant view now is things aren’t getting worse anymore.

  5. Ric Spooner:

    There's a little bit of steadying in oil prices in the Asian time zone. The predominant attitude is one of wait-and-see until the Energy Information Administration (inventory) figures come out.


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    • B. achromatic
    • C. comfortable
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