- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||generally accepted; pervasive; widespread.
These surgical techniques were already prevalent at the turn of the century.That a woman's proper place was in the home was a prevalent attitude during the 1950s.
- 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.)