What does the word prevalent mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Prevalently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Widely extended; common; general.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Powerful; efficacious.

Usage examples for prevalent

  1. I hope you sleep well, Major, in this low- lying and accursed situation, which is more than we do in boat that half full of water, to say nothing of smell of black man and prevalent mosquito. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  2. For himself, the young man was a prevalent type among his people. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke