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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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It will be sufficient to remark, first, that for the reasons elsewhere assigned, it is less likely that any decided partiality should prevail in the councils of the Union than in those of any of its members.
If the ordinance prevails, it's only a matter of time until emboldened city officials think about applying this anti-business formula to the rest of the city.
The language of legend prevails, which Springer uses with great ability, and the themes are profound and challenging.
But when job security and job performance conflict, the former always prevails.
What if, for example, the landlord prevails to the extent of 95 percent of its claim: does the fact that the tenant "prevailed" on 5 percent negate the landlord's right to attorneys' fees?
Thus, the lucky litigant who prevails on a frivolous case will be entitled to a greater "enhancement" of attorneys' fees than a prevailing party with a strong case.
2) Thus, if the plaintiff prevails, the plaintiff is not reimbursed by the defendant for the plaintiff's attorney fees, which are typically calculated on either an hourly rate or a contingency fee basis.
DIDMCA) prevails, then Fitch will not need to take any rating action on outstanding deals that include Illinois mortgage loans.
If SCOPE prevails at the hearings, the restraining order will be in effect until the case goes to trial - meaning that West Creek would be further delayed.