persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on(verb)
be persistent, refuse to stop
"he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
To persist steadfastly in pursuit of an undertaking, task, journey or mission in spite of distraction, difficulty, obstacles or discouragement.
Origin: From persévérer, from perseverare, from perseverus, from per + severus.
to persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken
Persevere is the fourth album by The Proclaimers, released in 2001. It was thirteen years after the group had a surprise hit with "I'm Gonna Be", and the album did not receive the success of their previous work. The album's first single was "There's a Touch".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pėr-sē-vēr′, v.i. to persist in anything: to pursue anything steadily: to be constant: not to give over.—n. Persevē′rance, act or state of persevering: continued application to anything which one has begun: a going on till success is met with.—adj. Persevē′ring.—adv. Persevē′ringly.—Perseverance of saints, the Calvinistic doctrine that those who are effectually called by God cannot fall away so as to be finally lost. [Fr.,—L. perseverāre—perseverus, very strict—per, very, severus, strict.]
The numerical value of persevere in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of persevere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have a free society... but there are people who want us harmed, we will persevere.
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
What is harder than rock, or softer than water Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.
To persevere is always a reflection of the state of one's inner life, one's philosophy and one's perspective.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
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- perseverarCatalan, Valencian
- beharren, ausharren, ausdauern, durchhaltenGerman
- lean air, cum riScottish Gaelic
- दृढ़ रहनाHindi
- halda ótrauður áfram, láta engan bilbug á sér finna, seiglast við, láta ekki deigan sígaIcelandic
- 견디다, 계속하다, 꿋꿋하다Korean
- sebat etmekTurkish
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