Synonyms for predominantly

Grammar : Adv
Spell : pri-dom-uh-nuh nt
Phonetic Transcription : prɪˈdɒm ə nənt

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Définition of predominantly

Origin :
  • 1570s, from Middle French prédominant (14c.), from Medieval Latin *praedominantem (nominative praedominans), present participle of *praedominare, from Latin prae- "before" (see pre-) + dominari "to rule" (see dominate). Related: Predominantly.
  • As in largely : adv to a great extent
  • As in mainly : adv for the most part
  • As in mostly : adv generally, mainly
  • As in overall : adv in general
  • As in primarily : adv generally; for the most part
  • As in principally : adv mainly
  • As in chiefly : adv most importantly
  • As in generally : adv mainly, in most cases
Example sentences :
  • American formal culture is, and has been, from the beginning, predominantly English.
  • Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
  • The animal, predominantly, desires the good of self: the Divine, the good of others.
  • Extract from : « Gloria Crucis » by J. H. Beibitz
  • Their fancy was, predominantly, for the bizarre and the extravagant.
  • Extract from : « History of Phoenicia » by George Rawlinson
  • Seitz recognises 75 species of which about a dozen are predominantly white.
  • Extract from : « Mimicry in Butterflies » by Reginald Crundall Punnett
  • The religion was predominantly a worship of gods, rather than of spirits.
  • Extract from : « The Heroic Age » by H. Munro Chadwick
  • They were predominantly Puritan in prejudice and in upbringing.
  • Extract from : « A History of American Literature » by Percy H. Boynton
  • There is no reason at all why a child's attention should be so predominantly fixed on wool.
  • Extract from : « Mankind in the Making » by H. G. Wells
  • It was at least predominantly cloudy on all but four or five days.
  • Extract from : « The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin » by Francis Harper
  • My mother's people were predominantly of Scotch, but also of Huguenot and English, descent.
  • Extract from : « Theodore Roosevelt » by Theodore Roosevelt
  • The pitch of Wagner's orchestra had, after all, been predominantly sober and subdued.
  • Extract from : « Musical Portraits » by Paul Rosenfeld

Antonyms for predominantly

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