dominate vs predominant

dominate predominant


  • 1) To overlook from a height
  • 2) To exert an overwhelming guiding influence over something or someone
  • 3) To enjoy a commanding position in some field
  • 4) To govern, rule or control by superior authority or power
  • 5) be in control
  • 6) have dominance or the power to defeat over
  • 7) To bear rule over; control by mastery; govern; sway.
  • 8) Hence To affect controllingly or most prominently; have chief influence over or effect upon; overshadow: as, a dominating feature in a landscape.
  • 9) To hold control; predominate; prevail.
  • 10) To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power.
  • 11) To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in.
  • 12) To be the most abundant in.
  • 13) To exert a supreme, guiding influence on or over.
  • 14) To be situated in or occupy a position that is more elevated or decidedly superior to others.
  • 15) To be predominant in an ecosystem.
  • 16) To overlook from a height.
  • 17) To have or exert strong authority or mastery.
  • 18) To be dominant.
  • 19) To predominate over; to rule; to govern.


  • 1) music A subdominant.
  • 2) significant or important; dominant
  • 3) common or widespread; prevalent
  • 4) Having the most importance, influence, or force.
  • 5) Most common or conspicuous; main or prevalent.
  • 6) Having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing


  • 1) "She was carelessly cheerful, determined that this woman would not dominate them all.
  • 2) As the path dipped in a fold in the field the barn rose higher in his vision to dominate the skyline and the arrogance became menace.
  • 3) We can't forget him, but he's gone, and we can't let him dominate our lives.
  • 4) However, as the demographics of the U.S. change, the Republicans will dominate is so few states that they will be irrelevant.
  • 5) As galling as it is to realize that the BRR and its registered authors and publishers will derive income from millions of books they didn ` t write or publish, it is even more galling that copyright maximalists will almost certain dominate the BRR governing board.
  • 6) The 55th-ranked Austrian started to dominate from the baseline and won the next five games.
  • 7) There will be no repeat of the stunt by Irish bookmakers Paddy Power which saw a giant sign bearing their name dominate the Cheltenham skyline during the March Festival.
  • 8) Says he's going back down to 147 so he can once again dominate his opponents.
  • 9) People tend to have one side of their brain dominate their thought patterns.
  • 10) Indeed, Saturn's thick atmosphere, where circularly-shaped waves and convective cells dominate, is perhaps the last place you'd expect to see such a six-sided geometric figure, yet there it is.
  • 11) ` ` Coach Hatchell wanted us to dominate from the beginning, and that's what we did, '' said Larkins, who finished with 14 points, six rebounds, five steals and six assists.
  • 12) Kidd factor: Jason Kidd can dominate from the perimeter almost as well as O'Neal can from inside and is one of the smartest players in the league.
  • 13) Read your dictionary and you will see this as a definition of the word dominate: To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power.
  • 14) ‘A power that dominates Eurasia would control two of the world's three most advanced and economically productive regions.’
  • 15) ‘And humans do not attain lasting joy by power grabbing, dominating others, or heaping up public acclaim.’
  • 16) ‘My preference is for a pluralistic world, not dominated by any single power.’
  • 17) ‘After all, the choice of candidates is still dominated by fixers and power players.’
  • 18) ‘However, we know that if government continues to dominate the market the private sector will never develop.’
  • 19) ‘Frustrated by a lack of progress in an industry still dominated by men, women are fighting on several fronts.’
  • 20) ‘They dominated territorially for long periods yet were left frustrated by their inability to break down a solid defence.’
  • 21) ‘Neither side dominated territorially for the remainder of the match.’
  • 22) ‘The opposition had no chance to speak to the public via the state-controlled media, which totally dominates the market.’
  • 23) ‘However, the government was increasingly dominated by the Conservatives.’
  • 24) ‘In a sport utterly dominated by a handful of nations, it's pretty much a closed shop.’
  • 25) ‘The world's money is now dominated by giant financial corporations.’
  • 26) ‘Thus, markets were increasingly dominated by a small number of large vertically integrated enterprises.’
  • 27) ‘First, it is a defined geographic market dominated by a handful of big players with plenty of reach.’
  • 28) ‘The home side dominated proceedings and took the lead midway through the first half.’
  • 29) ‘What he pointed to, is that apparently weak forces actually can dominate what seem to be strong forces.’
  • 30) ‘In our electronic culture the image dominates to an extent that can almost reduce the words to extras.’
  • 31) ‘The right wing can only dominate to the extent that the vacuum opened up on the left remains unfilled.’
  • 32) ‘The French have dominated decision-making about agricultural standards.’
  • 33) ‘The first was a growing misapprehension regarding the possible effects of a world dominated by a single superpower.’
  • 34) ‘Two separate but important developments dominated newspaper headlines this week.’
  • 35) ‘Today was for the student press, which is rather important in a town dominated by its university.’
  • 36) ‘It translates not only to those short gains but, more notably, to his knack of dominating the most important games.’
  • 37) ‘He remains on course for the victory he needs to keep this year's title race alive after dominating the Rally of Italy yesterday.’
  • 38) ‘For as long as I can remember there has always been one team that dominates the year's racing.’
  • 39) ‘The first three dominated their respective races and were clear winners.’
  • 40) ‘Despite starting from the back of the grid, they dominated every race and broke the lap record.’
  • 41) ‘It looked like I was dominating the race, but I wasn't really.’
  • 42) ‘From dominating the race before and after the Second World War, French riders have gradually lost their grip over the race.’
  • 43) ‘Thoughts of my dominating this race quickly turned to thoughts of my finishing this race.’
  • 44) ‘In the race, he put his head down and took the quick car to the front and pretty much dominated the race.’
  • 45) ‘He would never sit back and relax because he could always go faster, win more races and dominate a little more.’
  • 46) ‘For some reason, my mindset was to go out there and try to run away from the beginning and to dominate the race.’
  • 47) ‘When you are used to dominating a race, controlling the pace, increasing and decreasing the tempo when you like, just to sit and wait can be almost painful.’
  • 48) ‘After a week dominated by railway matters, it seems worth reminding ourselves just how fragmented the system is.’
  • 49) ‘In Victoria last week one topic completely dominated the headlines: police corruption.’
  • 50) ‘Many have returned to their native land having failed to dominate racing.’
  • 51) ‘He had dominated racing this year with six victories in seven starts.’
  • 52) ‘Michael Jordan made a less than triumphant return to the city where he dominated for a decade.’
  • 53) ‘He also does not consistently dominate at that level like a future NFL player should.’
  • 54) ‘Edinburgh Castle, the most famous castle in Scotland, overlooks the city and dominates its skyline.’
  • 55) ‘Anybody who knows Auckland will know that the city skyline is dominated by the Sky Tower.’
  • 56) ‘Designed by Brunelleschi and built without the use of scaffolding, the impressive dome atop the cathedral dominates the city's skyline.’
  • 57) ‘The local gothic mansion, Bled Castle, is situated on a cliff overlooking the lake and dominates the landscape.’
  • 58) ‘A few buildings dominating the present city space and the memorial of the Hungarian Millennium can also be seen on the stamp pictures.’
  • 59) ‘It dominates the city - being embedded in rock that was displaced in the Ice Age.’
  • 60) ‘With its turrets and stained glass windows, it dominates the city skyline.’
  • 61) ‘In those days the silhouette of the city - dominated by the castle - could be seen as far away as Lauder.’
  • 62) ‘The action takes place in a small fortified city, dominated by an exclusive apartment block for the rich.’
  • 63) ‘If they pull that off, they will command world football like the Eiffel Tower dominates their capital.’
  • 64) ‘In the case of RAF Waddington, this was the City of Lincoln, a historic city with a magnificent cathedral dominating the scenery for miles around.’
  • 65) ‘The gigantic building, which dominates the whole city, was constructed on a hill in the southwest of Moscow.’
  • 66) ‘No stretch of road defines and dominates a city the way the Strip does Las Vegas.’
  • 67) ‘The Acropolis, in the centre of Athens, is an outcrop of rock that dominates the ancient city.’
  • 68) ‘They fear seven-storey tower blocks could dominate the skyline, competing with the cathedral in height.’
  • 69) ‘This would dramatically alter the landscape where the medieval cathedral still dominates its surroundings.’
  • 70) ‘For those not of a vertiginous disposition, it is well worth a climb to the top of the round tower dominating the graveyard.’
  • 71) ‘Behind him the skyline was still dominated by the White Mountains, their snowy peaks glistening in the afternoon sun.’
  • 72) ‘Some featured the new Auckland landmark - the Sky Tower, which certainly now dominates the city skyline.’
  • 73) ‘One side of the square is dominated by an important-looking domed and pillared building.’


  • 1) There is always an element of mystery about why one form of a sport becomes predominant.
  • 2) In addition, women took a predominant role in subsistence activities.
  • 3) The cost of remaining the world's predominant power is not prohibitive.
  • 4) We value certain buildings for their ability to rebalance our misshapen natures and encourage emotions which our predominant commitments force us to sacrifice.
  • 5) They will rapidly replace the susceptible strains to become the predominant form within the body's overall bacterial population.
  • 6) The former England manager divides opinions in his homeland but the predominant emotions were sympathy and a degree of bemusement.
  • 7) Attacking it from another angle, there are physical ways of moving that signal the character of the person and his predominant emotions.
  • 8) Does it not seem strange that arguably the most predominant form - blues music - is persistently ignored?
  • 9) The political influence of the farming lobby has been a predominant influence in land-use planning in postwar Britain.
  • 10) Indeed, they doubt whether it can afford to continue playing in any part of the world the predominant role that it has played in the past.
  • 11) Reading and writing did not become the predominant method of sharing information until the spread of universal compulsory schooling, which is much more recent than printing.
  • 12) In Turkmenistan, the predominant colour is green and the look is topped off with a natty beret and biker boots.
  • 13) The theme of aviation, the macho thrill and physical danger of flight and speed, and the engagement with technology are predominant themes.
  • 14) But, as I wish to guard against the possibility of misleading by this classification, it is proper first to remind the Reader, that certain poems are placed according to the powers of mind, in the Author's conception, predominant in the production of them; _predominant_, which implies the exertion of other faculties in less degree.
  • 15) Nor shall I discuss which race was there for the longest period in predominant position.
  • 16) The name predominant in both minds had been mentioned.
  • 17) Moore says he heard from critics as often as from fans, especially in response to a recurring sketch, "Dialing Shiffletts," in which he singled out folks with a name predominant in rural areas.
  • 18) The government is paying 75 \% of the costs to build a cathedral for the long-term predominant use and exclusive benefit of one private entity, in exchange for limited immediate financial benefit, hoped-for "psychic" benefits of keeping the team in town, and potential (but never-fully-realized) downstream economic benefits of a neighborhood and area revival.
  • 19) Here I will mention only that in experiences of a mystical, intuitive type, the universal aspect is predominant, that is, the invasion of the consciousness by a wider Reality.
  • 20) The issues of greatest concern reflect Americans 'longstanding "me first" attitude on the environment -- that is, their predominant concern about environmental problems that affect them directly.
  • 21) In some countries, most notably Venezuela, this vintage left-wing, anti-American fervor is not small, but is predominant, which is what has led that country to be under the repressive thumb of Fidel Castro-copy Hugo Chavez, whose primary interest in attending this Latin American regional summit seems to be to lure Bush and the U.S. into some sort of game of childish taunts rather than doing something constructive to aid his impoverished, unstable country.
  • 22) ‘The three predominant colours of this film are black, white and green.’
  • 23) ‘The color you choose will be determined by the predominant color of the room.’
  • 24) ‘Green is the predominant color achieved naturally by using low quality sand with high iron content.’
  • 25) ‘The predominant colour in this artwork is red, and the feeling is nice.’
  • 26) ‘The Mediterranean at this particular spot is any colour except blue, the predominant hue being dirty grey.’
  • 27) ‘Fats in our food are categorized according to the predominant fatty acid that is present.’
  • 28) ‘Its runs articles in several languages that are predominant in the area, although the main body is in English.’
  • 29) ‘The color patterns are very full with the predominant blues and grays showing their tones beautifully.’
  • 30) ‘Several patterns of presentation allow delineation of cases into four predominant types.’
  • 31) ‘The predominant adverse effect seemed to be depression of the central nervous system.’
  • 32) ‘In 1914, France was one of Europe's leading powers but not the predominant force that it had been in Napoleon's day.’
  • 33) ‘Superiority and power are predominant themes in the perioperative environment.’
  • 34) ‘As Britain knows, all predominant power seems for a time invincible, but in fact it is transient.’
  • 35) ‘In fact, until recently, water and dirt remained the predominant means of controlling a blaze.’
  • 36) ‘Surely it is tautological to say that coercive organizations rely upon coercion as the predominant method of control?’
  • 37) ‘The influence of feudalism has been most predominant in the political sphere.’
  • 38) ‘We don't have to be the predominant force, by any stretch of imagination now.’
  • 39) ‘It is a long established principle that cash flows are the predominant force in the valuation of a business.’
  • 40) ‘Although she continues to record, the artist is no longer a predominant force in the music industry.’
  • 41) ‘Sexual reproduction is the predominant force in the propagation of animals and many plants.’
  • 42) ‘From where I sit, the predominant mood seems to be one of rising user power.’
  • 43) ‘The predominant pattern is for a successful king's power to fade in old age and for kingly pre-eminence to pass to the ruler of one of the other kingdoms.’
  • 44) ‘Some knowledge of the predominant weed species or groups to be controlled is desirable.’
  • 45) ‘He was asked if fear was the predominant emotion in his community as they realize the forces they're up against.’

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