Translation of "prevail" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /priˈveil/

(with overor against) to win or succeed

prevalecer, imponerse
With God’s help we shall prevail over sin and wickedness
Truth must prevail in the end.

to be most usual or common

prevalecer, predominar
This mistaken belief still prevails in some parts of the country.
prevailing adjective

most frequent

The prevailing winds are from the west.

common or widespread at the present time

predominante, imperante; usual, corriente
the prevailing mood of discontent among young people.
prevalent /ˈprevələnt/ adjective

common; widespread

corriente, frecuente, común; predominante
Lung diseases used to be prevalent among miners.
prevalence /ˈprevələns/ noun

the prevalence of food allergies in the United States.
prevail on phrasal verb ( prevail upon)

to persuade

persuadir, convencer
Can I prevail on you to stay for supper?

(Translation of “prevail” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)