predominant


predominant
I adjective abundant, all-powerful, almighty, ascendant, authoritative, cogent, commanding, common, controlling, dominant, dominating, effective, efficacious, epidemic, extensive, forceful, foremost, general, governing, important, influential, mighty, omnipotent, overpowering, overruling, pandemic, paramount, potens, potent, powerful, praepollens, preponderant, prevailing, prevalent, principal, puissant, rampant, recognized, regnant, reigning, rife, ruling, sovereign, strong, superior, supervisory, supreme, weighty, widely recognized, widespread II index cardinal (outstanding), causative, compelling, considerable, customary, dominant, forcible, influential, leading (ranking first), omnipotent, potent, prevailing (current), prevailing (having superior force), prevalent, primary, prime (most valuable), principal, rife, salient, sovereign (absolute), stellar

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  • prédominant — prédominant, ante [ predɔminɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • v. 1370; de prédominer ♦ Qui prédomine. ⇒ primordial, principal . Mon souci prédominant est de trouver du travail. ⇒ dominant, majeur, premier. « La peinture offre aussi, suivant l époque, et la race… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • predominant — PREDOMINÁNT, Ă, predominanţi, te, adj. Care predomină; dominant, predominator, predomnitor. – Din fr. prédominant. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 01.12.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  PREDOMINÁNT adj. dominant, precumpănitor, preponderent, prevalent, (rar)… …   Dicționar Român

  • Predominant — Pre*dom i*nant, a. [Cf. F. pr[ e]dominant. See {Predominante}.] Having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence. [1913 Webster] Those help . . . were… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prédominant — prédominant, ante (pré do mi nan, nan t ) adj. Qui prédomine. Passion prédominante. •   Et du consul Brutus l astre prédominant Dissipa tout d un coup ce bonheur étonnant, CORN. Sertor. II, 1.    Terme de minéralogie. Partie prédominante d une… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • predominant — (adj.) 1570s, from M.Fr. prédominant (14c.), from M.L. *praedominantem, prp. of *praedominare, from L. prae before (see PRE (Cf. pre )) + dominari to rule (see DOMINATE (Cf. dominate)). Related: Predominance; predominantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • prédominant — Prédominant, [prédomin]ante. adj. v. Qui prédomine. Vice prédominant. humeur prédominante. passion prédominante …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • predominant — [prē däm′ə nənt, pridäm′ə nənt] adj. [Fr prédominant < ML predominans, prp. of predominari: see PRE & DOMINANT] 1. having ascendancy, authority, or dominating influence over others; superior 2. most frequent, noticeable, etc.; prevailing;… …   English World dictionary

  • predominant — *dominant, paramount, preponderant, preponderating, sovereign Analogous words: controlling, directing, conducting, managing (see CONDUCT vb): *prevailing, prevalent: *chief, principal, leading, main, foremost Contrasted words: *subordinate,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • predominant — [adj] ruling; most important absolute, all powerful, almighty, arbitrary, ascendant, authoritative, capital, chief, controlling, directing, dominant, dominating, effective, efficacious, governing, holding the reins*, imperious, influential,… …   New thesaurus

  • predominant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) present as the strongest or main element. 2) having the greatest control or power. DERIVATIVES predominance noun predominantly adverb …   English terms dictionary


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