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Synonyms for persist
pərˈsɪst, -ˈzɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure(verb)

    continue to exist

    "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

    Synonyms:
    break away, hold out, run, endure, lead, tend, hang in, carry, draw, operate, hold, function, turn tail, track down, last, stay, predominate, go, bunk, brave out, rule, weather, escape, ply, digest, hold on, prevail, execute, die hard, incline, triumph, tolerate, lam, scarper, campaign, melt down, stomach, ladder, live, dominate, head for the hills, flow, hunt down, brook, hang on, persevere, suffer, run for, lean, obtain, range, survive, take to the woods, be given, put up, stand, bleed, scat, live on, move, course, consort, unravel, stick out, extend, hightail it, reign, fly the coop, bear, play, pass, remain, melt, run away, hold up, black market, abide, brave, feed, race, guide, support, hunt, work, wear

  2. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on(verb)

    be persistent, refuse to stop

    "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

    Synonyms:
    hang on, run, stay, keep, die hard, append, hang in, tack, hold on, tag on, tack on, prevail, persevere, remain, endure, grasp, stop, hold the line

  3. persist, remain, stay(verb)

    stay behind

    "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"

    Synonyms:
    hang on, last out, delay, stay on, stick, quell, stay, die hard, hang in, ride out, hold on, rest, appease, prevail, persevere, bide, run, stick around, abide, endure, stay put, remain, outride, continue, detain

Wiktionary

  1. persist(verb)

    To go on stubbornly or resolutely.

    Synonyms:
    persevere

  2. persist(verb)

    To continue to exist.

    Synonyms:
    remain, last

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. persist(v)

    Synonyms:
    abide, bide, continue, endure, hold, keep, remain, retain, stay

    Antonyms:
    alter, change, change, commute, convert, diversify, exchange, metamorphose, modify, qualify, shift, substitute, transfigure, transform, transmute, turn, vary, veer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. persist(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    continue, remain, last, endure

  2. persist(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    PERSEVERE, be steadfast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. persist(v)

    Synonyms:
    persevere

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    remain, persevere, persistent, continue, insist, linger, exist

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How to use persist in a sentence?

  1. Francesca Dominici:

    This is a highly contentious debate right now, but this is probably one of the most robust pieces of evidence that should inform the review of World Health Organization guidelines and make the argument for lowering these standards, these health problems persist even if we have lower numbers.

  2. Stephan Rieke:

    Yesterday's rally was a bit overdone and investors are taking profit as they prepare for the holiday. Lower oil prices this morning and weaker U.S. markets gave the pretext to sell, looking forward, I expect volatility to persist in the coming sessions but the market could gain some strength as we move into 2016.

  3. Kelly Bogdanov:

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen really struck a tone between dovish and hawkish, and I think delivered, for the most part, what the market needed. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was dovish enough to signal that a March rate hike is probably off the table but hawkish enough to leave the impression Federal Reserve is confident the economic recovery will persist, that's very important for stocks because as long as we can avoid a recession, this correction will probably work itself out and we'll have the opportunity to bounce back.

  4. Savita Subramanian:

    A yield grab is under way that we think will likely persist.

  5. Deane Jordan:

    Although rumors persist to the contrary, there were no deaths while making the movie Ben Hur.


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