[Vocabulary] Meaning of Prevail

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Does prevail have the same meaning as influence?
 

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No. You can find the meanings of the words here.
 

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Often in my life I have had occasion to say 'I am not a dictionary'. :-|

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I asked a question whether PREVAIL means influence or not. If you know, it's yes. In case if you don't, there's no...
 

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And we expect you to do basic work yourself. Get a good dictionary. Look up both words. If you think that the definitions suggest that they mean the same thing, then post the definitions here for our comments.
 

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OK. Thanks I apologize.

I have just checked Macmillian and Cambridge
One of the meaning get control or a strong influence.
 

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OK. Thanks I apologize.

I have just checked Macmillian and Cambridge
One of the meaning get control or a strong influence.

One of the meanings of what? Please post the word "prevail" and the definitions you are using. Then post the word "influence" and the definitions you are using. Then tell us where you think they cross over.
 
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