Synonyms of persist in English:

persist


See definition of persist

verb

1‘Corbett persisted with his questioning’

SYNONYMS

persevere, continue, carry on, go on, keep at it, keep on, keep going, keep it up, not give up, be persistent, be determined, follow something through, see something through, show determination, press ahead, press on, plod on, plough on, stay with something, not take no for an answer

be tenacious, be pertinacious, insist, be patient, be diligent, stand one's ground, stand fast, stand firm, hold on, hold out, go the distance, stay the course, grind away, struggle on, hammer away, stop at nothing, leave no stone unturned

informal plug away, peg away, stick at it, soldier on, hang on, stick to one's guns, stick it out, hang in there, bash on

ANTONYMS

abandon, stop

2‘if dry weather persists, water the lawn thoroughly’

SYNONYMS

continue, hold, carry on, last, keep on, keep up, remain, linger, stay, endure, survive