- 1to spread through and be noticeable in every part of something synonym permeate
- 2 a pervading mood of fear the sadness that pervades most of her novels The entire house was pervaded by a sour smell.
NAmE//pərˈveɪd//pervade something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pervade
he / she / it pervades
past simple pervaded
-ing form pervading