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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 ?
The theory is something like this: Space is pervaded by luminiferous ether, which is a material thing--as much a substance as air or water, though almost infinitely more attenuated.
The recuperative power which pervaded organic nature was surely not denied to maidenhood alone.
On the 31st of October, at ten o'clock in the morning, the troop disembarked on the quays of Tampa Town; and one may imagine the activity which pervaded that little town, whose population was thus doubled in a single day.
Gradually all noises diminished, until the suppressed cough denoted that it was necessary to avoid singularity, and the most pro found stillness pervaded the apartment.
Another nuisance was the atmosphere of Royalism, of Legitimacy, that pervaded the room, thin as air, intangible, as though no Legitimist of flesh and blood had ever existed to the man's mind except perhaps myself.
That she knew that we were about to return to Pellucidar was evident, for immediately her manner changed from that of habitual gloom that had pervaded her, to an almost human expression of contentment and delight.
According to his account, my unfortunate Ancestor, being afflicted with rheumatism, and in the act of being felt by a Polygon, by one sudden start accidentally transfixed the Great Man through the diagonal; and thereby, partly in consequence of his long imprisonment and degradation, and partly because of the moral shock which pervaded the whole of my Ancestor's relations, threw back our family a degree and a half in their ascent towards better things.
A sombre, yet beautiful and peaceful gloom here pervaded all things.
The group, which included Earth First eco-terrorist Dave Foreman, came up with what Stolzenberg described as "several sobering premises," including: "That human influence had utterly pervaded the planet.
The judges, on balance, felt that this had successfully been achieved, and that a feeling of serenity pervaded the design, doubtless helped by the simplicity of the plan and the cloister reference in what is in part, at least, a community resource.
Despite an occasional roar of girl-power from the 80-percent-female audience, a sense of nonevent pervaded the joint, and the trio - bouncy Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams - caused few sparks.
Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs are complaining that the school is pervaded with fundamentalist Christianity and that non-Christians are made to feel like second-class citizens.