Predominate

Definition of Predominate

Pre`dom´i`nate
v. i.1.To be superior in number, strength, influence, or authority; to have controlling power or influence; to prevail; to rule; to have the mastery; as, love predominated in her heart.
[imp. & p. p. Predominated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Predominating.]
[Certain] rays may predominate over the rest.
- Sir. I. Newton.
v. t.1.To rule over; to overpower.

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