pervade


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per·vade

 (pər-vād′)
tr.v. per·vad·ed, per·vad·ing, per·vades
To be present throughout; permeate: The sweet scent of gardenias pervaded the house. A sense of fear and mistrust pervades the novel. See Synonyms at imbue.

[Latin pervādere : per-, through; see per- + vādere, to go.]

per·vad′er n.
per·va′sion (-vā′zhən) n.

pervade

(pɜːˈveɪd)
vb
(tr) to spread through or throughout, esp subtly or gradually; permeate
[C17: from Latin pervādere, from per- through + vādere to go]
perˈvader n
pervasion n

per•vade

(pərˈveɪd)

v.t. -vad•ed, -vad•ing.
to become spread throughout all parts of: Spring pervaded the air.
[1645–55; < Latin pervādere to pass through =per- per- + vādere to go, walk]
per•vad′er, n.
per•va′sion (-ˈveɪ ʒən) n.
per•va′sive (-sɪv) adj.
per•va′sive•ly, adv.
per•va′sive•ness, n.

pervade


Past participle: pervaded
Gerund: pervading

Imperative
pervade
pervade
Present
I pervade
you pervade
he/she/it pervades
we pervade
you pervade
they pervade
Preterite
I pervaded
you pervaded
he/she/it pervaded
we pervaded
you pervaded
they pervaded
Present Continuous
I am pervading
you are pervading
he/she/it is pervading
we are pervading
you are pervading
they are pervading
Present Perfect
I have pervaded
you have pervaded
he/she/it has pervaded
we have pervaded
you have pervaded
they have pervaded
Past Continuous
I was pervading
you were pervading
he/she/it was pervading
we were pervading
you were pervading
they were pervading
Past Perfect
I had pervaded
you had pervaded
he/she/it had pervaded
we had pervaded
you had pervaded
they had pervaded
Future
I will pervade
you will pervade
he/she/it will pervade
we will pervade
you will pervade
they will pervade
Future Perfect
I will have pervaded
you will have pervaded
he/she/it will have pervaded
we will have pervaded
you will have pervaded
they will have pervaded
Future Continuous
I will be pervading
you will be pervading
he/she/it will be pervading
we will be pervading
you will be pervading
they will be pervading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pervading
you have been pervading
he/she/it has been pervading
we have been pervading
you have been pervading
they have been pervading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pervading
you will have been pervading
he/she/it will have been pervading
we will have been pervading
you will have been pervading
they will have been pervading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pervading
you had been pervading
he/she/it had been pervading
we had been pervading
you had been pervading
they had been pervading
Conditional
I would pervade
you would pervade
he/she/it would pervade
we would pervade
you would pervade
they would pervade
Past Conditional
I would have pervaded
you would have pervaded
he/she/it would have pervaded
we would have pervaded
you would have pervaded
they would have pervaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pervade - spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
spiritise, spiritize - imbue with a spirit

pervade

verb spread through, fill, affect, penetrate, infuse, permeate, imbue, suffuse, percolate, extend through, diffuse through, overspread the corruption that pervades every stratum of society

pervade

verb
To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone:
Translations
levitä

pervade

[pɜːˈveɪd] VT [smell] → extenderse por; [light] → difundirse por; [feeling, atmosphere] → impregnar; [influence, ideas] → extenderse por
the smell of burnt food pervaded the whole houseel olor a comida quemada se extendió por toda la casa
this prejudice pervades our societyeste prejuicio está extendido en nuestra sociedad
see also all-pervading

pervade

[pərˈveɪd] vt [feeling, smell, atmosphere] → se répandre dans
A festival atmosphere pervades the whole town → Une atmosphère de festival se répand dans toute la ville.

pervade

vterfüllen; (smell also) → durchziehen; (light) → durchfluten; his writing is pervaded with dialect expressionsseine Bücher sind voller Dialektausdrücke; the universities are pervaded with subversive elementsdie Universitäten sind mit subversiven Elementen durchsetzt

pervade

[pɜːˈveɪd] vt (subj, smell, feeling, atmosphere) → pervadere; (influence, ideas) → insinuarsi in, diffondersi in
References in classic literature ?
yelled Tom, unconsciously adding to the din that seemed to pervade every part of the camp.
A stillness, more oppressive and intolerable than the previous commotion, began to pervade the house and the surrounding woods.
and flinging their accents afar off, to melt into the air and pervade it with the holy word.
A drowsy, dreamy influence seems to hang over the land, and to pervade the very atmosphere.
The passage was a long one, and seemed to pervade the whole square basement of the Manor House.
And the said author asks of those that shall read it nothing in return for the vast toil which it has cost him in examining and searching the Manchegan archives in order to bring it to light, save that they give him the same credit that people of sense give to the books of chivalry that pervade the world and are so popular; for with this he will consider himself amply paid and fully satisfied, and will be encouraged to seek out and produce other histories, if not as truthful, at least equal in invention and not less entertaining.
A rage for paper money, for an abolition of debts, for an equal division of property, or for any other improper or wicked project, will be less apt to pervade the whole body of the Union than a particular member of it; in the same proportion as such a malady is more likely to taint a particular county or district, than an entire State.
These horrible chills, which make my teeth chatter and seem to dislocate my bones, begin to pervade my whole frame; in five minutes the malady will reach its height, and in a quarter of an hour there will be nothing left of me but a corpse.
A strange, incomprehensible, unearthly sound seemed to pervade the whole city; one felt that something unusual and terrible was happening in all the streets, now dark as ocean's most unfathomable caves.
But in process of time a more Christian spirit --a spirit of forbearance, though not of cordiality or approbation--began to pervade the land in regard to the persecuted sect.
As the buffalo in countless throngs find their certain way in the transient pasturage on the prairies, along the fresh banks of the rivers, and up every valley and green defile of the mountains, so the salmon, at their allotted seasons, regulated by a sublime and all-seeing Providence, swarm in myriads up the great rivers, and find their way up their main branches, and into the minutest tributory streams; so as to pervade the great arid plains, and to penetrate even among barren mountains.
From some quarter, or other, a rumor had got abroad that Miss Monson's governess was of a noble family, a circumstance that I soon discovered had great influence in New York, doubtless by way of expiation for the rigid democratical notions that so universally pervade its society.