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Synonyms for prevail

Synonyms for (verb) prevail

Synonyms: prevail Definition: use persuasion successfully Usage: He prevailed upon her to visit his parents

Similar words: persuade Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

Synonyms: triumph, prevail Definition: prove superior Usage: The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight

Similar words: win Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game

Synonyms: prevail, persist, die hard, endure, run Definition: continue to exist Usage: These stories die hard; The legend of Elvis endures

Similar words: continue Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks

Synonyms: hold, prevail, obtain Definition: be valid, applicable, or true Usage: This theory still holds

Similar words: be, exist Definition: have an existence, be extant Usage: Is there a God?