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Prevail

Pre`vail´
v. i.1.To overcome; to gain the victory or superiority; to gain the advantage; to have the upper hand, or the mastery; to succeed; - sometimes with over or against.
[imp. & p. p. Prevailed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Prevailing.]
So David prevailed over the Philistine.
- 1 Sam. xvii. 50.
2.To be in force; to have effect, power, or influence; to be predominant; to have currency or prevalence; to obtain; as, the practice prevails this day.
3.To persuade or induce; - with on, upon, or with; as, I prevailedon him to wait.
Verb1.prevail - be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
2.prevail - be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
Synonyms: obtain, hold
3.prevail - continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
Synonyms: die hard, persist, endure, run
4.prevail - prove superior; "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"
Synonyms: triumph
5.prevail - use persuasion successfully; "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents"
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