Pronunciation of Prevailing
/pɹɪvˈe͡ɪlɪŋ/, /pɹɪvˈe‍ɪlɪŋ/, /p_ɹ_ɪ_v_ˈeɪ_l_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for prevailing:

private, personal, individual, unique, singular, special, nonpublic, peculiar, infrequent, rare.

Synonyms for prevailing:

Sense 1

extant, present-day, endemic, afoot, latter-day, contemporary, modern-day, existent, ascendant, principal, underway, powerful, numerous, Excelling.

Sense 2

natural, regnant, Prepotent, popular, alive, already.

Sense 4

present, prolific, immediate.

Sense 5

widespread, active.



Other synonyms and related words:

overriding, afoot, rife, widespread, preponderant, Excelling, numerous, present-day, rampant, plethoric, current, contemporary, overabundant, endemic, dominant, majority, alive, already, regnant, going, present, prevalent, modern-day, rumored, immediate, Prepotent, natural, received, predominate, ascendant, reigning, active, powerful, wonted, predominant, public, underway, vulgar, modern, latter-day, paramount, prolific, popular, principal, preponderating, overall.

actual (adjective)

extant, living, existent.

common (adjective)

general, conventional, everyday, natural, routine, public, stock, standard, frequent, commonplace, constant, monotonous, habitual.

conventional (adjective)

orthodox, traditional, wonted, accustomed.

current (adjective)

modern, present, present-day, afoot.

dominant (adjective)

preponderant, paramount, reigning, Presiding, powerful, commanding, ascendant.

epidemic (adjective)


powerful (adjective)


prevailing (adjective)

principal, usual, ordinary, popular, rampant, rife, predominant, common, ruling, Familiar, steady, Predominating, customary, current, regnant, widespread, universal, preponderating, regular, prevalent.

regular (adjective)

general, ordinary, chronic, cyclical, stock, standard, recurrent, commonplace, everyday, rhythmic, epochal, universal, mundane, steady, conventional, average, traditional, Familiar, routine, habitual, orthodox, normal, canonical, common, constant, monotonous, frequent, accustomed, Predominating, periodic, metronomic, regular, customary, usual, continual.

reported (adjective)


Sense 1 (noun)

immediate, modern-day, present, alive.

Sense 2 (noun)

prolific, numerous.

Sense 4 (noun)

widespread, regnant.

Sense 5 (noun)

Prepotent, ascendant.

prevailing (noun)

frequent, current, rife, prevalent, predominant.

prevalent (noun)

principal, rampant, widespread, popular.

dominating (verb)

ruling, bettering, conquering, commanding, Oppressing, Vanquishing, mastering, Presiding, Lording, subordinating, Overseeing, controlling.

existing (verb)

enduring, existing, living, continuing, Occurring, abiding, being, lasting, Subsisting.

prevail (verb)


raging (verb)


remaining (verb)

remaining, Tarrying, Staying, waiting, lingering, persisting.

reported (verb)


succeeding (verb)

Achieving, succeeding, winning, Fulfilling, Triumphing, Overcoming, Surmounting, Consummating, Accomplishing, ascending, dominating, Earning, Attaining.

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