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Definitions of insist

  1. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. be insistent and refuse to budge; "I must insist!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To stand or rest; to find support; - with in, on, or upon. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To urge or press a wish or command; with on or upon; to take a stand and refuse to give way; to persist. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To dwell on in discourse: to persist in pressing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. INSISTENCE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To dwell on; be urgent; press with determination. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To assert or demand persistently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To persist in urging or pressing; to dwell on in discourse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To dwell on and press, as a point or argument; to press or urge with earnestness, or by way of a command. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon. mso.anu.edu.au
  14. in-sist', v.i. to dwell on emphatically in discourse: to persist in pressing: (Milt.) to persevere.--n. INSIST'ENCE, perseverance in pressing any claim, grievance, &c.: pertinacity.--adj. INSIST'ENT, urgent: prominent: upright on end.--adv. INSIST'ENTLY.--n. INSIST'URE, persistence: (Shak.) constancy. [Fr.,--L. insist[)e]re, in, upon, sist[)e]re, to stand.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  15. Dwell long or emphatically (on), as i. on this point, on his unpunctuality; maintain positively, as i. on his innocence, i. (on it) that he is innocent; demand persistently, as I i. on being present, on your being present, on your presence, i. (on it) that you shall be present. Hence insistence, -ENCY, nn., insistent a., insistently adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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