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prevail(Be in force), verb be in general use, control, dictate, direct, dominate, domineer, exist widely, govern, guide, have authority over, have charge of, have dominion over, have force, have superiority over, predominate
Associated concepts: prevailing rate of interest, prevailing rate of wages
prevail(Persuade), verb actuate, argue into, bring around, cajole, carry weight with, coax, convert, convince, enlist, gain the confidence of, guide, have effect, impel, incite, indoctrinate, induce, influence, inspire, inveigle, lure, move, persuadere, prompt, propagandize, seduce, sway, urge, wear down, win over, woo
prevail(Triumph), verb be a winner, be effective, be efficacious, be in control, be in general use, be in the ascennant, be prevalent, be successful, be the victor, be triimphant, be victorious, carry authority, command, conquer, control, dominate, exceed, excel, gain a victory, gain the advantage, gain the upper hand, get the upper hand, have mastery, have superiority, lead, master, meet with success, overcome, predominate, preponderate, prosper, quell, reign, rule, subdue, succeed, superare, suppress, surmount, surpass, take over, thrive, transcend, vincere, win
Associated concepts: prevail in a court of law, prevailing party
See also: attain, carry, coax, command, continue, convert, dominate, endure, last, outbalance, outweigh, pass, persevere, persist, persuade, predominate, remain, subsist, succeed, surpass, transcend