Definition of preponderance:
majority, lion's share, noteworthiness, distinction, prestigiousness, ascendance, at large, paramountcy, prevalence, balance, over, most, dominance, ascendance, predominance, primacy, mass, domination, bulk, preeminence, the many, big, ascendancy, supremacy, transcendence, prepotency, maximum, generality, weight, preponderancy.
- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Book II.", Frederich Schiller.
- "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.
If we build, as we all may, 'on that foundation, gold and silver and precious stones, ' an entrance 'shall be ministered unto us abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ'; whilst if we bring a preponderance of 'wood, hay, stubble, ' we shall be 'saved, yet so as through the fire.- "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.