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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Prevailing (0.01095 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Prevailing.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: most frequent or common; “prevailing winds”
2: encountered generally especially at the present time; “the
prevailing opinion was that a trade war could be averted”
“the most prevalent religion in our area”
concerning the books author was rife”
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Prevailed
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Prevailing
.] [F. pr['e]valoir, OF. prevaleir, L.
praevalere; prae before + valere to be strong, able, or
worth. See Valiant
1. 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.
When Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, and
when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. --Ex.
So David prevailed over the Philistine. --1 Sam.
This kingdom could never prevail against the united
power of England. --Swift.
2. 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.
This custom makes the short-sighted bigots, and the
warier skeptics, as far as it prevails. --Locke.
3. To persuade or induce; -- with on, upon, or with; as, I
prevailedon him to wait.
He was prevailed with to restrain the Earl.
Prevail upon some judicious friend to be your
constant hearer, and allow him the utmost freedom.
1. Having superior force or influence; efficacious;
Saints shall assist thee with prevailing prayers.
2. Predominant; prevalent; most general; as, the prevailing
disease of a climate; a prevailing opinion.
Syn: Syn. See Prevalent