prevail [-s] v
ME < L. prævalēre, be very able, have greater power or worth, prevail < præ, before + valēre.
- Win; conquer; triumph; overcome; be victorious; have the advantage.
- Reign; dominate; abound; pervade the atmosphere; fill the air. (219/318)
- Continue; keep going; abide; remain; persist; take place; happen.
- Phrase. “Prevail opon”: take; overtake; catch up to; overcome; conquer; have power over; exert influence on.