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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Insist \In*sist"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Insisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Insisting.] [F. insister, L. insistere to set foot upon, follow, persist; pref. in- in + sistere to stand, cause to stand. See Stand.] [1913 Webster] 1. To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon. [R.] --Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. To take a stand and refuse to give way; to hold to something firmly or determinedly; to be persistent, urgent, or pressing; to persist in demanding; -- followed by on, upon, or that; as, he insisted on these conditions; he insisted on going at once; he insists that he must have money. [1913 Webster] Insisting on the old prerogative. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Without further insisting on the different tempers of Juvenal and Horace. --Dryden. Syn: Insist, Persist. Usage: Insist implies some alleged right, as authority or claim. Persist may be from obstinacy alone, and either with or against rights. We insist as against others; we persist in what exclusively relates to ourselves; as, he persisted in that course; he insisted on his friend's adopting it. --C. J. Smith. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
insist v 1: be insistent and refuse to budge; "I must insist!" [syn: take a firm stand] 2: beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them" [syn: importune] 3: assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society" [syn: assert]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "insist": advocate, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, aver, avouch, avow, blandish, brook no denial, cajole, call for, call on, call upon, coax, command, contend, declare, demand, dwell on, emphasize, enunciate, exhort, expostulate, express, force upon, have, high-pressure, hold, importune, insist on, insist upon, issue a manifesto, jawbone, lay down, lobby, maintain, manifesto, nag, persist, plead with, ply, ply upon, predicate, press, press upon, pressure, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, push, push upon, put, put it, recommend, remonstrate, require, say, set down, soft-soap, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, stick to, stress, submit, sweet-talk, take no denial, thrust upon, urge, urge upon, vow, wheedle, work on
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