Is PERSIST a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'persist'


  1. PERSIST, be persistent, refuse to stop
  2. PERSIST, continue to exist
  3. PERSIST, stay behind
  4. PERSIST, to continue to do something or to try to do something even though it is difficult or other people want you to stop
  5. PERSIST, to continue to occur or exist beyond the usual, expected, or normal time

Synonyms for 'persist'

Antonyms for 'persist'

The word PERSIST is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'persist' in a sentence

  1. She had turned him down for a date before, but he persisted and asked her again.
  2. The reporter persisted with his questioning.
  3. If you persist with this behavior, you will be punished.

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