Synonyms for prevail
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
A person succeeds when he accomplishes what he attempts, or attains a desired object or result; an enterprise or undertaking succeeds that has a prosperous result. To win implies that some one loses, but one may succeed where no one fails. A solitary swimmer succeeds in reaching the shore; if we say he wins the shore we contrast him with himself as a possible loser. Many students may succeed in study; a few win the special prizes, for which all compete. Compare FOLLOW.
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predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevailverb
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
"Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
eclipse, govern, dominate, reign, predominate, rein, endure, overshadow, hold, overtop, overlook, run, rule, obtain, hulk, harness, loom, find, tower, command, persist, triumph, decree, master, die hard
prevail, hold, obtainverb
be valid, applicable, or true
"This theory still holds"
accommodate, book, retain, get, moderate, view as, support, take hold, hold back, harbour, defend, triumph, bind, run, deem, reign, hold up, endure, dominate, predominate, take, have, concord, rule, check, make, take for, go for, receive, throw, defy, control, harbor, keep, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, die hard, incur, confine, find, have got, arrest, restrain, apply, withstand, persist, agree, hold in, halt, contain, concur, maintain, guard, keep back, sustain, reserve, admit, obtain, declare, bear
prevail, persist, die hard, run, endureverb
continue to exist
"These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
break away, hold out, run, endure, lead, tend, hang in, carry, draw, operate, hold, function, turn tail, track down, last, stay, predominate, go, bunk, brave out, rule, weather, escape, ply, digest, hold on, execute, die hard, incline, triumph, tolerate, lam, scarper, campaign, melt down, stomach, ladder, live, dominate, head for the hills, flow, hunt down, brook, hang on, persevere, suffer, run for, lean, obtain, range, survive, take to the woods, be given, put up, stand, bleed, scat, persist, live on, move, course, consort, unravel, stick out, extend, hightail it, reign, fly the coop, bear, play, pass, remain, melt, run away, hold up, black market, abide, brave, feed, race, guide, support, hunt, work, wear
"The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"
use persuasion successfully
"He prevailed upon her to visit his parents"
Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote
predominate, preponderate, succeed, prosper, have the superiority, gain the advantage, be in the ascendant, get the upper hand, have one's own way, carry it, carry all before one, carry the day, win the day, gain the day, win the palm
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We hope that justice will continue to prevail, that not one more worker is arrested for providing for his or her family, and that the racist, anti-immigrant machine for which Arizona is known is dismantled completely.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
It is just when opinions universally prevail and we have added lip service to their authority that we become sometimes most keenly conscious that we do not believe a word that we are saying.
I believe that man will not merely endure he will prevail.
Judgement, not passion should prevail.
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- غالب شدن پیروز شدن چیره شدنPersian
- suostutella, taivutellaFinnish
- prédominer, prévaloir, dominer, l'emporter, persuaderFrench
- overwinnen, overheersen, overtuigen, domineren, zegevierenDutch
- dah honiłnéNavajo, Navaho
- predominar, prevalecerPortuguese
- преобладать, одержать победу, уговорить, убедить, господствовать, превалировать, доминировать, восторжествоватьRussian
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