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Meaning of prevail

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance;
           "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this
           neighborhood" [syn: {predominate}, {dominate}, {rule},
           {reign}, {prevail}]
      2: be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
         [syn: {prevail}, {hold}, {obtain}]
      3: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of
         Elvis endures" [syn: {prevail}, {persist}, {die hard}, {run},
      4: prove superior; "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard
         fight" [syn: {prevail}, {triumph}]
      5: use persuasion successfully; "He prevailed upon her to visit
         his parents"

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