Definition of 'pervade'
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Their earthy smell pervades the air that he breathes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your mind is completely calm now and a sense of peace pervades your whole being. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)The concept of value pervades modern life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Everything is slightly dusty; the smell of old books pervades the air. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I am deeply relaxed and a great sense of calmness pervades my body and my mind. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)A sense of trepidation pervades the camp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A sense of magic pervades much of the disc. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A great sense of love pervades my being. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)This dilemma pervades the book. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)A sense of equality pervades the Glasgow office. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A strange atmosphere of chill pervades the trip - and the whole book. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But most importantly, attitudes have changed and a risk-averse culture now pervades thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'pervade'
British English: pervade VERB
If something pervades a place or thing, it is a noticeable feature throughout it.
The smell of sawdust and glue pervaded the factory.
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