prevail with
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
(by an appeal to the feelings), ,


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  • prevail with — Persuade (by an appeal to the feelings), influence, induce …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • prevail — [prē vāl′, privāl′] vi. [ME prevaylen < L praevalere < prae , before (see PRE ) + valere, to be strong: see VALUE] 1. to gain the advantage or mastery; be victorious; triumph: often with over or against 2. to produce or achieve the desired… …   English World dictionary

  • prevail upon — Synonyms and related words: argue into, bring over, bring round, bring to reason, captivate, charm, con, convince, draw over, gain, gain over, hook, hook in, outtalk, persuade, prevail on, prevail with, sell, sell one on, sway, talk into, talk… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • with — /wɪð / (say widh), /wɪθ / (say with) preposition 1. accompanied by or accompanying: I will go with you. 2. in some particular relation to (especially implying interaction, company, association, conjunction, or connection): to deal, talk, sit,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • prevail — pre·vail /pri vāl/ vi 1: to obtain substantially the relief or action sought in a lawsuit 2: to be frequent or predominant the prevail ing rate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Prevail — Pre*vail , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prevailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prevailing}.] [F. pr[ e]valoir, OF. prevaleir, L. praevalere; prae before + valere to be strong, able, or worth. See {Valiant}.] 1. To overcome; to gain the victory or superiority; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prevail upon — I verb affect, be influential, beseech, bring over, bring to reason, carry weight with, coax, convince, encourage, enlist, entice, entreat, exercise influence over, exercise influence upon, exercise influence with, exhort, exorare, have influence …   Law dictionary

  • prevail on someone to do something — prevail on (someone) (to (do something)) to persuade someone to do something. My father prevailed on some friends to let us stay with them for a few days. The TV network prevailed upon the organizers of the track and field championships to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • prevail on to do something — prevail on (someone) (to (do something)) to persuade someone to do something. My father prevailed on some friends to let us stay with them for a few days. The TV network prevailed upon the organizers of the track and field championships to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • prevail on someone to — prevail on (someone) (to (do something)) to persuade someone to do something. My father prevailed on some friends to let us stay with them for a few days. The TV network prevailed upon the organizers of the track and field championships to… …   New idioms dictionary

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