predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail(verb)
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, obtain(verb)
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, endure(verb)
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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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Dictionary of English Synonymes
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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How to use prevail in a sentence?
I think that Bob Mueller will prevail in the sense of being able to go forward with this litigation, i don't think there's really any legal question about that. But yes, it is concerning that the judge would express this opinion.
I still hope reason will prevail and that this government, with some changes, will be able to carry on.
Bundles will come back. Consumers simply won't be able to pay for buying all these channels, players that own infrastructure will prevail because either they will incorporate streaming services and unify them and provide a better viewing experience, or have to continue to offer some of their own in combination.
Bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
We have to believe that at some point, common sense will prevail, unfortunately, the actions taken today by the American government do not seem to be headed in that direction.
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- غالب شدن پیروز شدن چیره شدنPersian
- suostutella, taivutellaFinnish
- dominer, prédominer, l'emporter, persuader, prévaloirFrench
- domineren, overtuigen, overwinnen, overheersen, zegevierenDutch
- dah honiłnéNavajo, Navaho
- predominar, prevalecerPortuguese
- восторжествовать, доминировать, превалировать, господствовать, убедить, одержать победу, преобладать, уговоритьRussian
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