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Synonyms for prevail
prɪˈveɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail(verb)

    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, obtain(verb)

    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, endure(verb)

    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, triumph(verb)

    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. prevail(verb)

    use persuasion successfully

    "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents"

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

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

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. Charles Sizemore:

    For an investor wanting a high-risk/potentially high-return trade, I would say going long Greek stocks makes sense, if cooler heads prevail and Greece avoids a messy exit, Greek stocks are a bargain.

  2. Norvel Goff:

    We now stand to write a new chapter, the only way that evil can prevail in the world is for good people to sit down and be quiet. We are better together than we are separate and apart.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    No one has ever out ran the wind of destiny and no one will ever out run it. Yes! your destiny is meant to prevail over you by all means. Thus, discover and fulfill your destiny.

  4. German Larrea:

    Even though the current economic scenario is affecting metal prices, we believe this is a temporary headwind that will eventually fade, making the strong copper market fundamentals prevail.

  5. Mac Thornberry:

    I think the public is nervous, and they need to know that we have the military capability to prevail should a conflict come.

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Translations for prevail

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

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