What does it mean to prevail on someone?

What does it mean to prevail on someone?

or persuade
Definition of prevail on/upon : to ask or persuade (someone) to do something They prevailed on/upon me to play a few tunes on the piano.

What is to prevail mean?

Definition of prevail intransitive verb. 1 : to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph. 2 : to be or become effective or effectual. 3 : to use persuasion successfully prevailed on him to sing.

What prevailed upon?

/prɪˈveɪl/ uk. /prɪˈveɪl/ to persuade someone to do something that they do not want to do: He was eventually prevailed upon to accept the appointment.

What does love will prevail mean?

vb. 1 tr to have a great attachment to and affection for. 2 tr to have passionate desire, longing, and feelings for. 3 tr to like or desire (to do something) very much. 4 tr to make love to.

Is prevail a name?

A submission from Nigeria says the name Prevail means “Win” and is of English origin.

What’s the opposite of prevail?

What is the opposite of prevail?

lose follow
fail succumb
capitulate give in
concede relent
fall abdicate

What type of word is prevail?

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.

What does justice will prevail mean?

Justice Prevails, is an expression that means good has won over evil. Sample 1. Justice Prevails, is an expression that means Good has won over Evil.

What is the synonym of prevail upon?

What is another word for prevail upon?

get persuade
induce prevail on
coax convince
influence cajole
encourage talk round