PREVAILING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Prevailing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Predominant; prevalent; most general; as, the prevailing disease of a climate; a prevailing opinion.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prevail
  3. (a.) Having superior force or influence; efficacious; persuasive.


Synonyms:
Predominant, Prevalent, Rife,

• Prevail Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To overcome; to gain the victory or superiority; to gain the advantage; to have the upper hand, or the mastery; to succeed; -- sometimes with over or against.
  2. (v. i.) To persuade or induce; -- with on, upon, or with; as, I prevailedon him to wait.
  3. (v. i.) To be in force; to have effect, power, or influence; to be predominant; to have currency or prevalence; to obtain; as, the practice prevails this day.


Synonyms:
Dominate, Endure, Hold, Obtain, Persist, Predominate, Reign, Rule, Run, Triumph,

• Prevailingly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) So as to prevail.


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