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Synonyms for prevail

win

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be widespread

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Synonyms for prevail

to occupy the preeminent position in

prevail against: to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

prevail on: to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

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be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

be valid, applicable, or true

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continue to exist

prove superior

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use persuasion successfully

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The Ladies finals saw a nail-biting finish with Tamil Wing prevailing upon Karnataka Wing to clinch the title.
Neither wins her: in a fit of pique, Apollo kills Leukippos, ostensibly redeeming himself by prevailing upon Zeus to turn Daphne into a laurel tree.
Age took its inevitable toll on Thurmond as he neared retirement yet he wielded political power virtually to the end, prevailing upon President George Bush to appoint his 29-year-old son, Strom Jr, as US Attorney in South Carolina in 2001.
Jamaica described as unfair a visa requirement imposed by Anguilla on Jamaican and Guyanese citizens and said that top Caribbean Community (Caricom) officials are prevailing upon the tiny Caribbean island to rescind its decision, reports The Jamaica Observer (May 16, 2002).
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's flagship Ocean Warrior has arrived at the island of Tobago, where it will join with local group Save Our Sea Turtles (SOS) Tobago in prevailing upon the government of Trinidad & Tobago to save one of the world's most critically endangered species.