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Synonyms for insist
ɪnˈsɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insist, take a firm stand(verb)

    be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge

    "I must insist!"

    Synonyms:
    importune, take a firm stand, assert

  2. importune, insist(verb)

    beg persistently and urgently

    "I importune you to help them"

    Synonyms:
    importune, take a firm stand, assert

  3. insist, assert(verb)

    assert to be true

    "The letter asserts a free society"

    Synonyms:
    swear, importune, asseverate, maintain, verify, assert, take a firm stand, put forward, swan, affirm, avow, aver

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insist

    Synonyms:
    claim, command, deny, enforce, exact, extort, refuse, reject

    Antonyms:
    ask, beg, beseech, crave, demand, entreat, implore, petition, pray, request, require, solicit, supplicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insist

    Synonyms:
    stand, demand, maintain, contend, persist, persevere, urge

    Antonyms:
    abandon, waive, concede, surrender, yield, forego

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stress, insists, emphasise, persevere, persist, push, demand, dwell, urge, emphasize, nasr, press

How to pronounce insist?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say insist in sign language?

  1. insist

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#20325contend
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#39205aver
#51937persevere
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