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Synonyms for prevail
prɪˈveɪlpre·vail

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prevail

    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.

    Synonyms:
    achieve, attain, flourish, prosper, succeed, thrive, win

    Antonyms:
    be defeated, come short, fail, fall short, lose, miscarry, miss

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prevail

    Synonyms:
    predominate, overcome, obtain, succeed, be in force, induce, persuade

Princeton's WordNet

  1. predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevailverb

    be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

    "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. prevail, hold, obtainverb

    be valid, applicable, or true

    "This theory still holds"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endureverb

    continue to exist

    "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. prevail, triumphverb

    prove superior

    "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"

    Synonyms:
    crow, dominate, reign, predominate, rejoice, exuberate, die hard, rule, hold, jubilate, gloat, obtain, exult, run, triumph, wallow, endure, persist

  5. prevailverb

    use persuasion successfully

    "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents"

    Synonyms:
    run, rule, predominate, endure, dominate, die hard, obtain, persist, triumph, hold, reign

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prevail":

    predominate, reign, dominate, triumph, win, precedence

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Prevail":

    Kiley Hendriks, Kyle Hendricks, Kiley Hendricks, Swollen Members, Prevail Wonder, Prev Won, P-1, Cannonball Crusher

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How to use prevail in a sentence?

  1. Antony Blinken:

    Over – whether it’s in the near term, whether it’s in the medium term, whether it’s in the long term, I am convinced that democracy and the independence of Ukraine is going to prevail.

  2. Jarrell Miller:

    Remember don't believe everything you hear and see. The facts will prevail and I shall be vindicated, i don't have anything to hide and the truth will make itself known.

  3. Mateusz Morawiecki:

    President has made the proposal because he promised it but he won't push it, i hope some common sense solution will prevail on Swiss francs.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Three wise monkeys who teach to 'speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil' signify refraining totally from evil, yet they also represent 'good people' who do nothing about evil, feign ignorance, and turn a blind eye to misappropriate behaviors. It's possible that evil won't prevail in the society, if good people stop to stand by, and take positive steps to stand up and be counted.

  5. Sajjan Gohel:

    An attack that took place in Ankara is very much designed to create political, economic and social repercussions, and one worries that in the build up to the elections there could be follow-up events that further damage the social fabric of Turkey, it's very important that cool heads prevail, that there is a proper investigation, that the culprits are identified quickly and also then brought to justice.


Translations for prevail

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  • تسودArabic
  • převládatCzech
  • vorherrschenGerman
  • prevalecerSpanish
  • غالب شدن پیروز شدن چیره شدنPersian
  • suostutella, taivutellaFinnish
  • prédominer, prévaloir, dominer, l'emporter, persuaderFrench
  • prevalereItalian
  • לִגבּוֹרHebrew
  • 勝つJapanese
  • prævalebuntLatin
  • overwinnen, overheersen, overtuigen, domineren, zegevierenDutch
  • dah honiłnéNavajo, Navaho
  • predominar, prevalecerPortuguese
  • преобладать, одержать победу, уговорить, убедить, господствовать, превалировать, доминировать, восторжествоватьRussian
  • förhärskaSwedish
  • மேம்படுTamil
  • เหนือกว่าThai
  • 占上风Chinese

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