OTHER WORDS FOR prevail
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Origin of prevail
historical usage of prevail
Nearly all of the Middle English spelling variants of Modern English prevail, e.g., prevailen, prevaile, provaile, have their -ai- spelling not from prévaloir, but from Middle English availen “to be of use or advantage” (Modern English avail ).
OTHER WORDS FROM prevailpre·vail·er, noun
How to use prevail in a sentence
That’s because prevailing winds work against the aircraft’s favor in that direction.The world’s longest commercial flights, by the numbers|Rob Verger|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler prevail, the GOP will maintain control.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The Cardinals got the ball back with an interception of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and prevailed, at last, on kicker Zane Gonzalez’s 48-yard field goal with only 15 seconds remaining in the 10-minute overtime.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
“We both expressed growing concern about the increased number of cases in the region and across the country and came to the conclusion that caution needed to prevail to protect our visitors and staff,” Feldman said.Smithsonian, National Gallery to close as coronavirus cases spike|Peggy McGlone, Sebastian Smee|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
If Republicans prevail, America will likely be stuck in gridlock.The cashless economy: How fintech is approaching the future of finance|McKenna Moore|November 19, 2020|Fortune
They prevailed last August, obtaining—follow me here—an injunction prohibiting the enforcement of those provisions.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We were able, hopefully, to educate those policy makers… As of December of this year, cooler heads have prevailed.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson|Tim Mak|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott prevailed over former Gov. Charlie Crist in their high-profile battle.For Conservatives, Liberal Tears Taste Sweet|Matt Lewis|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But they also prevailed in places like Illinois and Maryland that were supposed to be safe for the Democrats.GOP Shocks Democrats in Governor Races|Ben Jacobs|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even if he prevailed in court, can a person really run for president of the United States while also seeking another office?How the Constitution May Screw Rand Paul for 2016|Michael Tomasky|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At an early hour in the evening the Farival twins were prevailed upon to play the piano.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Moderate salaries prevailed, but the sovereign was worth much more then than now, while wants were fewer.
The season was stormy, and contrary winds prevailed the greater part of the time.
Curious certainly was the method which up to then prevailed on the Great Northern system.
During all this time nothing could exceed the tranquillity which prevailed in England.