Synonyms of prevail in English:

prevail

verb

  • 1 common sense will prevail
    win, win out/through, triumph, be victorious, carry the day, come out on top, succeed, prove superior, conquer, overcome; rule, reign
  • 2 the conditions that prevailed in the 1950s
    exist, be in existence, be present, be the case, occur, be prevalent, be current, be the order of the day, be customary, be common, be widespread, be in force/effect
    formal obtain
  • Phrases

    prevail on/upon

    they prevailed upon me to emcee their charity affairpersuadeinducecoaxconvincegeturgepressurecoerce informalsweet-talksoft-soap

    Definition of prevail in:

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    Word of the day hubris
    Pronunciation: ˈhjuːbrɪs
    noun
    excessive pride or self-confidence