HyperDic: persevere

English > 1 sense of the word persevere:
VERBchangepersevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold onbe persistent, refuse to stop
persevere > pronunciation
Soundspersahvih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > persevere: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningBe persistent, refuse to stop.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymspersist, hang in, hang on, hold on
Narrowerask for it, ask for troublepersist with actions or an attitude despite the probability that it will cause trouble
obstinatepersist stubbornly
plug, plug awayPersist in working hard
stick to, stick with, followKeep to
Broadercontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveKeep or maintain in unaltered condition
Spanishmantenerse, perdurar, perseverar, persistir, subsistir
Catalanmantenir-se, perdurar, perseverar, persistir
Nounsperseverance, perseverationthe act of persisting or persevering
perseverationthe tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it

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