What is another word for predominates?

Pronunciation: [pɹɪdˈɒmɪnˌe͡ɪts] (IPA)

Predominates is a word that means to have a greater influence or control over something. Synonyms for this word could include dominates, controls, rules, governs, holds sway, or prevails. These alternative words suggest a strong and powerful influence on a situation or environment. In contrast, other options may include leads, guides, directs, or steers, which still imply influence or control but in a less forceful manner. Alternatively, one could use phrasing such as "has a strong presence," "is prevalent," or "is widespread," to indicate a significant influence without necessarily implying control.

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Usage examples for Predominates

In young animals the former predominates; with increasing years the relative proportions of the two change, so that when advanced age is reached the proportion of inorganic far exceeds the organic.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
According as one or the other faculty predominates, we have a great scientist, a great poet, or a great moralist.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair
This, on breaking, is found to be whitish or yellowish-white, while the seeds of those in which the Forastero or Calabacillo blood predominates are reddish, or, in the case of Forastero, almost violet in color.
"Cacao Culture in the Philippines"
William S. Lyon

Famous quotes with Predominates

  • In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony.
    Juan Goytisolo
  • Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
    Carl Jung
  • In a tribal organization, even in time of peace, service to tribe or state predominates over all self seeking; in war, service for the tribe or state becomes supreme, and personal liberty is suspended.
    Arthur Keith
  • Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
    C. C. Colton
  • Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
    Carl Jung

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