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Definitions and Synonyms of persist in | Another word for persist in | What is persist in?

Definition 1: do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop - [verb of stative]

Samples where persist in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We continued our research into the cause of the illness
  • The landlord persists in asking us to move

Synonyms for persist in in the sense of this definition

(persist in is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(persist in has a similar meaning as ...) allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature

"We cannot continue several servants any longer" "She retains a lawyer" "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff" "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on" "We kept the work going as long as we could" "She retained her composure" "this garment retains its shape even after many washings"

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