Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Prevalent(0.01175 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Prevalent.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : 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”;
“speculation concerning the books author was rife”
[syn: prevailing, rife]
English → English (gcide)
Prevalent \Prev"a*lent\, a. [L. praevalens, -entis, p. pr. of
praevalere. See Prevail.]
1. Gaining advantage or superiority; having superior force,
influence, or efficacy; prevailing; predominant;
Brennus told the Roman embassadors, that prevalent
arms were as good as any title. --Sir W.
2. Most generally received or current; most widely adopted or
practiced; also, generally or extensively existing;
widespread; prevailing; as, a prevalent observance;
This was the most received and prevalent opinion.
Syn: Prevailing; predominant; successful; efficacious;
Usage: Prevalent, Prevailing. What customarily prevails
is prevalent; as, a prevalent fashion. What actually
prevails is prevailing; as, the prevailing winds are
west. Hence, prevailing is the livelier and more
pointed word, since it represents a thing in action.
It is sometimes the stronger word, since a thing may
prevail sufficiently to be called prevalent, and yet
require greater strength to make it actually