from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Most frequent or common; predominant.
- adj. Generally current; widespread.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Predominant; of greatest force.
- adj. Prevalent, common, widespread.
- v. Present participle of prevail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having superior force or influence; efficacious; persuasive.
- adj. Predominant; prevalent; most general
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Predominant; having superior influence or efficiency; controlling; moving.
- Prevalent; current; general; common.
- Synonyms Predominant, Ruling, etc. (see prevalent), dominant, preponderating.
- Received, established, ordinary, usual.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. most frequent or common
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