Definition of pervade in English:

pervade

Line breaks: per|vade
Pronunciation: /pəˈveɪd
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

pervader

noun

pervasion

Pronunciation: /-ʒ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • He just said: ‘In this virtual world, the pervasion of indecent information is inevitable.’
  • People have begun to realize that the pervasion of law into every layer of life calls for a specialized and ethical legal profession.
  • It also goes to show Russia in a light other than the stock images of communism, deprivation and Mafia pervasion.

Origin

mid 17th century (also in the sense 'traverse'): from Latin pervadere, from per- 'throughout' + vadere 'go'.

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