Synonyms & Antonyms : Persist



Persist



( Verb )


She
persists in wearing that old-fashioned hat.

Synonyms:

Continue

Last

Remain

Stay

Endure

Insist

Preserve

Contextual Examples:

He
continued his speech despite hooting by the audience.

He was afraid that his money would not
last to the end of his holidays.

The weather will
remain cold for the next few weeks.

How long did you
stay there?

The Bible says that God’s mercy
endures for ever.

Father
insisted that mother must take two hour rest in the afternoon.

Your really must tell him! All right, if you
insist.



Antonyms:

Discontinue

Conclude

Quit

Finish

Terminate

End

Desist

Cease

Contextual Examples:

My sister has
discontinued her studies after graduation.

His studies
concluded after 15 years under the 10+2+3 year graduation course.

Satish has
quit his job as he could not pull on with his boss.

He has
finished his practical training in a couple of good firms.

The boss
terminated the services of his inefficient subordinate.

They decided to
end their relationship.

Deepak has
desisted further assaults on his reputation.

Hostilities between the two sides
ceased at midnight.




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