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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