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Synonyms for persist
pərˈsɪst, -ˈzɪstper·sist

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Wiktionary

  1. persistverb

    To go on stubbornly or resolutely.

    Synonyms:
    persevere

  2. persistverb

    To continue to exist.

    Synonyms:
    remain, last

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. persistverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endureverb

    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 onverb

    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, stayverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. persistverb

    Synonyms:
    continue, remain, last, endure

  2. persistverb

    Synonyms:
    PERSEVERE, be steadfast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. persistverb

    Synonyms:
    persevere

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "persist":

    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. Lopez Obrador:

    It would be easy to open the pipes and say: 'The situation is normal again,' but we will not knowingly allow the theft to persist... We'll resist all pressures, whatever they are.

  3. De Palma:

    There's no point in teaching film students unless you have this great ability to keep going no matter what they tell you, you must persist and you must also be lucky. You have to have talent, persistence and luck to survive in this business.

  4. Koen De Leus:

    The relief rally that started in February seems to be over now. We are in a difficult situation as we need growth and higher profits, but an improvement in the economy raises the risk of a U.S. rate hike sooner rather than later, we had a huge rally in commodities stocks also, but investors are hesitant to chase the sector as concerns about the pace of economic growth in China persist.

  5. Patrick Wardle:

    Adversaries came to the realization they don’t need to persist, if they could do a one-time pull and exfiltrate all your chat messages and your contact and your passwords, it’s almost game over anyways, right?


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