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.

    Etymology: From praevalentem.

  2. prevalent(Adjective)

    Superior or dominant.

    Etymology: 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

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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. Debbie Lesko:

    Domestic violence is a very prevalent problem, and it can happen to anyone. It doesn’t matter what their status is, what their educational background is, it happens to so many women, and I just want them to know they can get out of it and become successful, because I did it. I’m living proof of it.

  2. Frances Bean:

    The violation of basic human rights that seems to be a prevalent them in our country right now ... I would like to believe that Kurt wouldn't have stood for that or accepted that.

  3. Dennis Craig:

    That this hateful act took place on the last night of Hanukkah when our Jewish community members were celebrating the survival of their religion, makes it even more reprehensible, messages of hate, while becoming more and more prevalent in our country, have no place on our campus and will be treated with the utmost severity.

  4. William Shadel:

    Advertising is thought to make product use seem more normative and acceptable, and to convey the impression that positive outcomes like having fun or feeling attractive will result from use, it’s possible, then, that exposure to e-cigarette ads promote thoughts that use is more prevalent and that using the product will result in positive outcomes.

  5. Joe Sliwkowski:

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

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