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1. persist

verb. ['pɝˈsɪst'] continue to exist.

Synonyms

  • die hard
  • run
  • carry over
  • continue
  • reverberate
  • endure

Antonyms

  • allow
  • unclasp
  • let go of
  • precede

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Rhymes with Persist

  • preexist
  • reminisced
  • coexist
  • subsist
  • dismissed
  • consist
  • baptiste
  • resist
  • insist
  • exist
  • enlist
  • desist
  • delist
  • twist
  • tryst
  • quist
  • krist
  • grist
  • ghrist
  • frist
  • crist
  • chryst
  • assist
  • wrist
  • wist
  • vist
  • schist
  • rist
  • pissed
  • nist

How do you pronounce persist?

Pronounce persist as pərˈsɪst.

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Sentences with persist


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Talk to your doctor if your sore knee symptoms persist after you finish your period.

2. Verb, base form
The spots may persist for weeks or months after the fungus is successfully eradicated.

3. Noun, singular or mass
If your symptoms persist, it's important to talk with your doctor.

Quotes about persist


1. The longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist, the more likely your success.
- Jack Canfield

2. For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
- Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

3. Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared.
- Mortimer Adler

2. persist

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • detach
  • stifle
  • refrain
  • stay in place

3. persist

verb. ['pɝˈsɪst'] stay behind.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • remain
  • stay

Antonyms

  • violate
  • disoblige
  • predate
  • behave
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