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Definition of Insist


  1. To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon.
  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.
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Insist Translations

insist in Afrikaans is aandring
insist in Dutch is aandringen
insist in Finnish is vaatimalla vaatia
insist in French is aheurtons, insistons, insister, aheurter, insistez
insist in German is bestehen, beharren, insistieren
insist in Norwegian is insistere
insist in Portuguese is insistir, insista
insist in Spanish is insistir, instar
insist in Swedish is yrka