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  Definition of prevail
  1. use persuasion successfully; "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents"
  2. prove superior; "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"
  3. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
  4. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
  5. be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
Similar Words: triumph, predominate, dominate, rule, reign, persist, die hard, run, endure, hold, obtain

 

Hyponyms: override, redound, overarch, preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalance, carry over, reverberate

 

Grouped Verbs: run

 

Derivational Morphology: victory, triumph, preponderance, prevalence, reign, predominance, predomination, traditionalist, diehard

 

 
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