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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. Chief Executive Officer Tom Linebarger:

    Given the uncertainty in the global economy, we expect challenging conditions to persist for some time.

  2. Juliene Berk:

    Habits...the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction...You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way - by finding that it is a means of satisfaction.

  3. Cory Booker:

    We as a nation have not yet truly acknowledged and grappled with racism and white supremacy that has tainted this countrys founding, it continues to persist in those deep racial disparities and inequalities today.

  4. Juliene Berk:

    Habits - the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction. You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way - by finding that it is a means of satisfaction.

  5. Garo Paylan:

    The reason I persist on this 100-year-old issue is because it continues to haunt Turkey.

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