Prevail vs Infusion - What's the difference?

prevail | infusion |


As a verb prevail

is to be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand; to outnumber others.

As a noun infusion is

tea (infusion made from herbs).

prevail

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand; to outnumber others.
  • Red colour prevails in the Canadian flag.
  • * , Exodus 17:11
  • And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed'; and when he let down his hand, Amalek ' prevailed .
  • To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence.
  • In his day and age, such practices prevailed all over Europe.
  • To succeed in persuading]] or [[induce, inducing.
  • I prevailed on him to wait.

    Derived terms

    * cooler heads will prevail

    References

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    infusion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
  • An extract of rooibos and chamomile makes a refreshing infusion .
  • The act of steeping or soaking a substance in liquid so as to extract medicinal or herbal qualities.
  • The act of installing a quality into a person.
  • * 1602 : , act V scene 1
  • [...] but in the verity of extolment / I take him to be a soul of great article and his infusion / of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of / him, his semblable in his mirror, and who else would / trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.
  • (obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.