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KK Pronunciation

〔 prIˋvel 〕

Pronunciation

〔 priˊveil 〕


Overview of verb prevail

The verb prevail has 5 senses


  • predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail -- (be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood")

  • prevail, hold, obtain -- (be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds")

  • prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure -- (continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures")

  • prevail, triumph -- (prove superior; "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight")

  • prevail -- (use persuasion successfully; "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents")