Definition Of prevail
prove more powerful than opposing forces; be victorious.
it is hard for logic to prevail over emotion
Example Of prevail
Abraham tries to prevail over God in the merit of having brought monotheism to the world.
As it was the final meeting of the season before the Summer break, a festive atmosphere prevailed .
Bausch is German in portraying a prevailingly grim, bleak view of the world, and of relations between the sexes.
But they warned that if no rain falls within the next two months, a crisis might prevail in the area.
Does it make sense to say that the rights of A to depasture his or her cattle shall prevail over the rights of B?