What does predominant mean?

Definitions for predominantprɪˈdɒm ə nənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word predominant.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

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

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

Wiktionary

  1. predominant(Noun)

    A subdominant.

  2. predominant(Adjective)

    common or widespread; prevalent

  3. predominant(Adjective)

    significant or important; dominant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predominant(adj)

    having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of predominant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of predominant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald G. Smith:

    The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.

  2. Chris Beyrer:

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

  3. Sheikh Shawky Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam:

    What happens in Saudi Arabia is based on judicial investigations and implementing the predominant law. If it is the case, then we respect the rule of law in this state.

  4. International Criminal Court:

    , he played a predominant and active role in the functioning of the local structure put in place during the group's occupation of Timbuktu in 2012, intentional attacks against historic monuments and buildings dedicated to religion are serious crimes.

  5. 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.

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