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1. prevail

verb. ['prɪˈveɪl, priːˈveɪl'] be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance.

Synonyms

  • dominate
  • preponderate
  • outweigh
  • overbalance
  • outbalance
  • override
  • reign
  • predominate
  • rule

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • prevailen (Latin)
  • prevaler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Prevail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale
  • radell

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A common misspelling of prevail is prevale

Sentences with prevail


1. Noun, singular or mass
Each company creates a unique checklist to suit its circumstances, but certain elements prevail.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Monsoonal rains and hot temperatures prevail in June to August.

3. Verb, base form
You must be willing to make the effort to prevail in the face of hurdles that will come.

Quotes about prevail


1. Never can the innate power of a work be hidden or locked away. A work of art can be forgotten by time; it can be forbidden and rejected but the elemental will always prevail over the ephemeral.
- Stefan Zweig

2. 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.
- Jimmy Carter

3. The human spirit must prevail over technology.
- Albert Einstein

2. prevail

verb. ['prɪˈveɪl, priːˈveɪl'] continue to exist.

Synonyms

  • run
  • carry over
  • continue
  • reverberate
  • persist
  • endure

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • prevailen (Latin)
  • prevaler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. prevail

verb. ['prɪˈveɪl, priːˈveɪl'] be valid, applicable, or true.

Synonyms

  • exist
  • hold
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • idle
  • integrate
  • stay
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • prevailen (Latin)
  • prevaler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. prevail

verb. ['prɪˈveɪl, priːˈveɪl'] prove superior.

Synonyms

  • win

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • yang

Etymology

  • prevailen (Latin)
  • prevaler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. prevail

verb. ['prɪˈveɪl, priːˈveɪl'] use persuasion successfully.

Antonyms

  • subordinate

Etymology

  • prevailen (Latin)
  • prevaler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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