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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Preponderate (0.01058 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: preponderate preponderate v : weigh more heavily [syn: outweigh, overbalance, outbalance]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preponderate Preponderate \Pre*pon"der*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Preponderated; p. pr. & vb. n. Preponderating.] [L. praeponderatus, p. p. of praeponderare; prae before + ponderare to weigh, fr., pondus, ponderis, a weight. See Ponder.] 1. To outweigh; to overpower by weight; to exceed in weight; to overbalance. [1913 Webster] An inconsiderable weight, by distance from the center of the balance, will preponderate greater magnitudes. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. To overpower by stronger or moral power. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to prefer; to incline; to decide. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The desire to spare Christian blood preponderates him for peace. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Preponderate \Pre*pon"der*ate\, v. i. To exceed in weight; hence, to incline or descend, as the scale of a balance; figuratively, to exceed in influence, power, etc.; hence; to incline to one side; as, the affirmative side preponderated. [1913 Webster] That is no just balance in which the heaviest side will not preponderate. --Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster]

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