What does prevalent mean?

Definitions for prevalent
ˈprɛv ə ləntpreva·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

Wiktionary

  1. prevalent(Adjective)

    Widespread or preferred.

  2. prevalent(Adjective)

    Superior or dominant.

  3. Origin: From praevalentem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prevalent(adj)

    gaining advantage or superiority; having superior force, influence, or efficacy; prevailing; predominant; successful; victorious

  2. Prevalent(adj)

    most generally received or current; most widely adopted or practiced; also, generally or extensively existing; widespread; prevailing; as, a prevalent observance; prevalent disease

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prevalent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prevalent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of prevalent in a Sentence

  1. Joe Sliwkowski:

    They tend to be more prevalent when it's warm and dogs are out more.

  2. Mike Pedersen:

    I have no doubt that in five years carbon pricing will be prevalent in the Western world.

  3. Eric Wiegand:

    Unfortunately, we haven't been able to divorce ourselves from the themes that were prevalent last year.

  4. Lisa Powel:

    Given that pizza remains a highly prevalent part of children's diet, we need to make 'healthy' pizza the norm.

  5. Michael Rosanoff:

    We do believe autism is more prevalent, but we have long believed that the 1 in 68 number is an underestimate.

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