Synonyms of persist


1. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure, continue

usage: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

2. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on, continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve

usage: be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

3. persist, remain, stay

usage: stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"

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