What does pervade mean?

Definitions for pervadepərˈveɪd

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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"


  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

  3. Origin: [L. pervadere, pervasum; per + vadere to go, to walk. See Per-, and Wade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pervade

    per-vād′, v.t. to go through or penetrate: to spread all over.—n. Pervā′sion.—adj. Pervā′sive, tending or having power to pervade. [L. pervadĕre, pervasumper, through, vadĕre, to go.]

Anagrams for pervade »

  1. deprave, repaved

  2. Deprave

  3. Repaved


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pervade in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pervade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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