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Detailed Translations for prevail from English to French


to prevail verb (prevails, prevailed, prevailing)

  1. to prevail (dominate; predominate)
    régner; dominer; gouverner
    • régner verb (règne, règnes, régnons, régnez, )
    • dominer verb (domine, domines, dominons, dominez, )
    • gouverner verb (gouverne, gouvernes, gouvernons, gouvernez, )

Conjugations for prevail:

  1. prevail
  2. prevail
  3. prevails
  4. prevail
  5. prevail
  6. prevail
simple past
  1. prevailed
  2. prevailed
  3. prevailed
  4. prevailed
  5. prevailed
  6. prevailed
present perfect
  1. have prevailed
  2. have prevailed
  3. has prevailed
  4. have prevailed
  5. have prevailed
  6. have prevailed
past continuous
  1. was prevailing
  2. were prevailing
  3. was prevailing
  4. were prevailing
  5. were prevailing
  6. were prevailing
  1. shall prevail
  2. will prevail
  3. will prevail
  4. shall prevail
  5. will prevail
  6. will prevail
continuous present
  1. am prevailing
  2. are prevailing
  3. is prevailing
  4. are prevailing
  5. are prevailing
  6. are prevailing
  1. be prevailed
  2. be prevailed
  3. be prevailed
  4. be prevailed
  5. be prevailed
  6. be prevailed
  1. prevail!
  2. let's prevail!
  3. prevailed
  4. prevailing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for prevail:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
dominer dominate; have the upper hand; predominate; prevail be the one in control; bring to submission; bring under control; check; control; crush; curb; develop; dominate; exercise authority; exert power; grow; grow up; have the upper hand; keep back; keep in control; keep under control; moderate; order; overcome; overpower; overwhelm; pulverise; pulverize; recant; reign; restrain; retract; revoke; rise; rise above; rub fine; rule; subdue; subject; suppress; take back; take possession of something; tame; tower; tower above; withhold
gouverner dominate; have the upper hand; predominate; prevail be in command of; command; crush; direct; exercise authority; exert power; keep back; keep in control; lead; order; preside; pulverise; pulverize; recant; reign; retract; revoke; rub fine; rule; subdue; suppress; take back; take the lead; withhold
régner dominate; have the upper hand; predominate; prevail
- die hard; dominate; endure; hold; obtain; persist; predominate; reign; rule; run; triumph

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Synonyms for "prevail":

Related Definitions for "prevail":

  1. use persuasion successfully1
    • He prevailed upon her to visit his parents1
  2. prove superior1
    • The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight1
  3. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance1
  4. continue to exist1
  5. be valid, applicable, or true1

Wiktionary Translations for prevail:

  1. To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand
  2. To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence
  3. To succeed in persuading or inducing
  1. Avoir l’avantage, remporter l’avantager.

Cross Translation:
prevail prévaloir vorherrschen — stärker oder weiter verbreiten als etwas Ähnliches sein