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prevail

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of prevail

  1. 1 to achieve victory (as in a contest) <we shall prevail despite the overwhelming odds> Synonyms conquer, win, triumphRelated Words overcome, sweep; squeak, squeeze; contend, vie; succeed; breeze, rompNear Antonyms collapse, fail, flop, fold, wash out; flounder, struggle; decline, slip, slump, waneAntonyms lose

  2. 2 to continue to operate or to meet one's needs <a custom that still prevails in many areas of Africa> Synonyms hold up, keep up, last, hold out, surviveRelated Words bear up, carry on, cope, endure, fare, get along, get by, get on, go, hang in, make out, manage, persevere; abide, continue, draw out, hang on, hold on, linger, persist, remain, run on, stretchNear Antonyms break, break down, collapse, conk (out), crash, cut out, die, expire, stall, stop; run down, waneAntonyms fail, fizzle, give out, go out, peter (out), run out




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