Definitions For Persist


  • Be persistent, refuse to stop
  • Continue to exist
  • Stay behind
  • To continue to do something or to try to do something even though it is difficult or other people want you to stop
  • To continue to occur or exist beyond the usual, expected, or normal time

Is Persist a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

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

Examples of Persist in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Persist

Antonyms for Persist

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