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Verb (transitive)


pervadev. t. [L. pervadere, pervasum; per + vadere to go, to walk. See Per-, and Wade.].
  •  To pass or flow through, as an aperture, pore, or interstice; to permeate.  [1913 Webster]
    "That labyrinth is easily pervaded."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To pass or spread through the whole extent of; to be diffused throughout.  [1913 Webster]
    "A spirit of cabal, intrigue, and proselytism pervaded all their thoughts, words, and actions."  [1913 Webster]


pervade, v.tr.
1 spread throughout, permeate.
2 (of influences etc.) become widespread among or in.
3 be rife among or through.

pervasion n.
L pervadere (as PER-, vadere vas- go)



bespread, besprinkle, breathe, brew, charge, color, crawl with, creep with, decoct, diffuse, dredge, dye, entincture, extend throughout, fill, flavor, honeycomb, imbrue, imbue, impregnate, infiltrate, infuse, instill, interpenetrate, leave no void, leaven, occupy, overrun, overspread, overswarm, penetrate, percolate, permeate, run through, saturate, season, steep, suffuse, swarm with, teem with, temper, tincture, tinge, transfuse




VB have influence, be influential, carry weight, weigh, tell, have a hold upon, magnetize, bear upon, gain a footing, work upon, take root, take hold, strike root in, run through, pervade, prevail, dominate, predominate, out weigh, over weigh, over-ride, over-bear, gain head, rage, be rife, spread like wildfire, have the upper hand, get the upper hand, gain the upper hand, have full play, get full play, gain full play, be recognized, be listened to, make one's voice heard, gain a hearing, play a part, play a leading part, play a leading part in, take the lead, pull the strings, turn the scale, throw one's weight into the scale, set the fashion, lead the dance.


VB exist in space, be present, assister, make one of, make one at, look on, attend, remain, find oneself, present oneself, show one's face, fall in the way of, occur in a place, lie, stand, occupy, be there, people, inhabit, dwell, reside, stay, sojourn, live, abide, lodge, nestle, roost, perch, take up one's abode, tenant, resort to, frequent, haunt, revisit, fill, pervade, permeate, be diffused, be disseminated, be through, over spread, overrun, run through, meet one at every turn.

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