Synonyms for persist

Synonyms for (verb) persist

Synonyms: hold on, hang in, hang on, persevere, persist

Definition: be persistent, refuse to stop

Usage: he persisted to call me every night; The child persisted and kept asking questions

Similar words: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions


Synonyms: prevail, persist, die hard, endure, run

Definition: continue to exist

Usage: These stories die hard; The legend of Elvis endures

Similar words: continue

Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time

Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks