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  Words related to prevail

Related / Similar Words: triumph, predominate, dominate, rule, reign, persist, die hard, run, endure, hold, obtain

 

Definition:
  • use persuasion successfully; "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents";
  • prove superior; "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight";
  • be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood";
  • continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures";
  • be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds";

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    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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