What does prevailing mean?

Definitions for prevailingprɪˈveɪ lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word prevailing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife(adj)

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"


  1. prevailing(Adjective)

    Predominant; of greatest force.

    The prevailing opinion was for additional planning time.

  2. prevailing(Adjective)

    Prevalent, common, widespread.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prevailing

    of Prevail

  2. Prevailing(adj)

    having superior force or influence; efficacious; persuasive

  3. Prevailing(adj)

    predominant; prevalent; most general; as, the prevailing disease of a climate; a prevailing opinion


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prevailing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prevailing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeff Weaver:

    We ended up prevailing.

  2. Harry Shann at Logic Investments:

    A cautious mood is prevailing for now.

  3. Mike Petters:

    Cooler heads have a way of prevailing on something like this.

  4. Kerry Thornley:

    What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos.

  5. Midjiyawa Bakari:

    I took this measure because of the security situation prevailing in the region.

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