Definition of "preponderate"
  1. This refers to the act of having more trustworthiness or influential power, which results in a tipping of the balance in favor of one side
How to use "preponderate" in a sentence
  1. In the dispute, the evidence provided by the claimant began to preponderate, causing the jury to lean towards his side.
  2. The judge had to consider whether the defendant's testimony would preponderate over the circumstantial evidence presented in the case.
  3. The large number of eyewitnesses and their consistent stories began to preponderate in the trial, influencing the court's decision.

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