Definitions of prevail:
  • verb:   continue to exist
  • verb:   be valid, applicable, or true
  • verb:   use persuasion successfully
    Example: "He prevailed upon her to visit his parents"
  • verb:   prove superior
    Example: "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"
  • verb:   be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

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