What is the meaning of the word prevail?

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  1. (intransitive) To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand; to outnumber others.
  2. (intransitive) To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence.
  3. (intransitive) To succeed in persuading or inducing.
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Firm in our resolve, focused on our mission, and led by a superb commander in chief, we will prevail.
There is never any guarantee that such a situation will always prevail in the future.
We must not believe that all opinion is ideology, that reason is only power, that there is no truth to prevail.
Willing blindness seems to prevail among farmers who refuse to understand the idiocy of pricing milk at wildly differing price levels.
Every aspect of what is supposed to prevail in serious fiction comes into play.
He thought that if this system crumbled then anarchy and tyranny would prevail.

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