prevail
verb.
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
Money reigns supreme here|Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
verb.
be valid, applicable, or true
This theory still holds
Synonym: hold, obtain
verb.
continue to exist
These stories die hard|The legend of Elvis endures
verb.
prove superior
The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight
Synonym: triumph
verb.
use persuasion successfully
He prevailed upon her to visit his parents