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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. Anjali Jain:

    Although there is a lot of research suggesting that there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism spectrum disorder, those beliefs continue to persist.

  2. Paulo Pereira:

    If market turmoil and volatility persist, we will see a polarization between companies in more resilient sectors which can better withstand this crisis, and distressed players in the worst-affected sectors which will be starving for cash.

  3. The IEA:

    While a rebalancing has clearly begun, the process is likely to be prolonged as a supply overhang is expected to persist through 2016 - suggesting global inventories will pile up further.

  4. Daniel Ang:

    If prices do continue to fall and persist for a long time ... oil rig developments could be re-evaluated if the cost for extraction continues to exceed the cost per barrel.

  5. Kim Kwang-rae:

    As geopolitical risks involving Iran are likely to persist, that would support WTI to stay above $60 a barrel, while Brent is expected to stay above $65 per barrel but below $70 for the time being.


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