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1. persevere

verb. ['pɝsəˈvɪr'] be persistent, refuse to stop.

Synonyms

  • hang in
  • stick with
  • bear on
  • uphold
  • continue
  • hold on
  • follow
  • carry on
  • obstinate
  • ask for it
  • preserve
  • plug away
  • persist
  • plug
  • ask for trouble
  • stick to

Antonyms

  • detach
  • stifle
  • refrain
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • persévérer (Latin)
  • perseverare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word persevere


1. Noun, singular or mass
Those who stick with the company and persevere can make money.

2. Existential there
Those who persevere are rewarded with military pay that increases according to rank and years served.

3. Verb, base form
With a garden full of flowers, you wish to persevere their beauty.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Even if you persevere, misery isn't a helpful workout motivator.

Quotes containing the word persevere


1. If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
- Sydney Madwed

2. The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
- David Sarnoff

3. I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.
- Michael Jordan

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