Definition of Persist

Verb

  • stay behind
    "The smell stayed in the room"
    "The hostility remained long after they made up"
  • be persistent, refuse to stop
    "he persisted to call me every night"
    "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
    - hang in - hang on - hold on
  • continue to exist
    "These stories die hard"
    "The legend of Elvis endures"
    - die hard
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Word games points for the Persist

  • Scrabble® score of the persist (9)
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Unscramble persist

190 unscramble word found using the letters persist.

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