prevail  

  • Pronunciation of prevail: P R IH0 V EY1 L

  • Number of syllables of prevail: 2

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  • Definition of prevail

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

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