Definition: to endure
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): linger, continue, endure
Antonym(s): discontinue, cease, give up
1. Since the players are upset about the call, they will persist in arguing with the referee.
2. I will call the police if the noise from my neighbor's house continues to persist into the late night hours.
3. Even though Rick and Kate divorced five years ago, rumors about their breakup persist today.