Definitions for pervadepərˈveɪd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pervade
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
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"
To be in every part of; to spread through
Cruel wars pervade history.
to pass or flow through, as an aperture, pore, or interstice; to permeate
to pass or spread through the whole extent of; to be diffused throughout
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