Associations to the word «Insisting»


INSIST, verb. (with on or upon or (that + ordinary verb form)) To hold up a claim emphatically.
INSIST, verb. (sometimes with on or upon or (that + subjunctive)) To demand continually that something happen or be done.
INSIST, verb. (obsolete) (chiefly geometry) To stand (on); to rest (upon); to lean (upon).

Dictionary definition

INSIST, verb. Be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!".
INSIST, verb. Beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them".
INSIST, verb. Assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society".

Wise words

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