Predominant Definition

prĭ-dŏmə-nənt
adjective
Having the most importance, influence, or force.
The predominant theory in the field.
American Heritage
Having ascendancy, authority, or dominating influence over others; superior.
Webster's New World
Most frequent, noticeable, etc.; prevailing; preponderant.
Webster's New World
Most common or conspicuous; main or prevalent.
American Heritage
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noun

(music) A subdominant.

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Other Word Forms of Predominant

Noun

Singular:
predominant
Plural:
predominants

Origin of Predominant

  • Medieval Latin praedomināns praedominant- present participle of praedominārī to predominate predominate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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