Definitions for pervadepərˈveɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

per•vadepərˈveɪd(v.t.)-vad•ed, -vad•ing.

  1. to become spread throughout all parts of:

    Spring pervaded the air.

Origin of pervade:

1645–55; < L pervādere to pass through =per-per - +vādere to go, walk

per•va′sive•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle(verb)

    spread or diffuse through

    "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"

Wiktionary

  1. pervade(Verb)

    To be in every part of; to spread through

    Cruel wars pervade history.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pervade(verb)

    to pass or flow through, as an aperture, pore, or interstice; to permeate

  2. Pervade(verb)

    to pass or spread through the whole extent of; to be diffused throughout

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