- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||generally accepted; pervasive; widespread.
These surgical techniques were already prevalent at the time.That a woman's place is in the home was a prevalent attitude.
- general, pervasive, standard, widespread
- similar words:
- accepted, common, commonplace, conventional, extensive, normal, predominant, prevailing, rife, routine, ubiquitous, universal, usual
||current, epidemic, prevailing
||prevalently (adv.), prevalence (n.)