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To bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out
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  1. To bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out
  2. To continue in existence; last:
  3. To continue in existence; last; remain
To take legal action
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  1. To take legal action
  2. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
  3. To come from a source; originate or issue:
To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
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  1. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
  2. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
  3. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
To continue
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To go over again; say again; repeat
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  1. To go over again; say again; repeat
  2. To arrange for the extension of:
  3. To cause to exist again; reestablish; revive
  1. To inherit, to inspire
  2. Used other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying.
  3. (Idiomatic) To transfer (something) to a later point in time.
To keep adequately supplied:
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  1. To keep adequately supplied:
  2. To continue in force or practice:
  3. After all others in chronology or sequence:
To continue in force or practice:
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  1. To continue in force or practice:
  2. To keep adequately supplied:
  3. After all others in chronology or sequence:
To stand fast; remain; go on being
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  1. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  2. To continue in existence; endure:
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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  1. To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
  2. To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
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  1. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
  2. To keep in existence; sustain:
  3. To keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency:
(Idiomatic) persist or continue
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive solely by consuming a certain thing.
(Intransitive) To persist in.
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  1. (Intransitive) To persist in.
  2. To constrain (a person) to continue doing (a task).
To decide in favor of; agree with and support against opposition; sustain
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  1. To decide in favor of; agree with and support against opposition; sustain
  2. To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
  3. To hold aloft; raise:
To make perpetual; cause to continue or be remembered; preserve from oblivion
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  1. To make perpetual; cause to continue or be remembered; preserve from oblivion
  2. To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered:
  3. To prolong the existence of.
To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)
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  1. To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)
To be left as still to be dealt with:
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  1. To be left as still to be dealt with:
  2. To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
  3. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
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  1. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
  2. To be able to last through
  3. (Informal) To continue or endure; last
To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
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  1. To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
  2. To spend (a period of time) idly, slowly, etc.
  3. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
(Idiomatic) to persist, continue to advance
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  1. (Idiomatic) to persist, continue to advance
(Idiomatic, accounting)
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  1. (Idiomatic, accounting)
(Idiomatic) To progress; to move forward.
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To extend over a given period of time:
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  1. To extend over a given period of time:
  2. (Informal) To fell by a blow:
  3. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
To allow a period of time for the payment of (a loan, mortgage, etc.) beyond that originally set
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  1. To allow a period of time for the payment of (a loan, mortgage, etc.) beyond that originally set
  2. To cause (something) to last longer:
  3. To prolong the time allowed for payment of:
(Idiomatic) to last too long
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  1. To irritate.
  2. (Intransitive) To persist or continue with increasing exhaustion.
To grasp or grip firmly.
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  1. To grasp or grip firmly.
  2. (Idiomatic) Wait a short while.
  3. (Idiomatic) To remain loyal.
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
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  1. (Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive, endure.
  3. To set something aside or save it for later.
Used other than as an idiom: see stick,‎ to.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see stick,‎ to.
  2. (Idiomatic) To persist; to continue (to use, do, etc.)
To endure in the memory of.
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  1. To endure in the memory of.
  2. (Idiomatic) To remain close to.
  3. (Idiomatic) To follow or adhere to.
(Idiomatic) To persist or continue, as with an effort.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To persist or continue, as with an effort.
(Intransitive) To remain in a particular place or status.
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  1. (Intransitive) To remain in a particular place or status.
To begin to carry on an action or a process:
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  1. To begin to carry on an action or a process:
  2. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
  3. To come from a source; originate or issue:
To repeat in concise form; summarize.
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  1. To repeat in concise form; summarize.
  2. To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
  3. (Biology) To appear to repeat (the evolutionary stages of the species) during the embryonic development of the individual organism.
To wait patiently for:
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  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To continue in existence; endure:
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out
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  1. To bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out
  2. To continue in existence; last:
  3. To continue in existence; last; remain
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
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  1. (Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive, endure.
  3. To set something aside or save it for later.
To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
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  1. To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
  2. To continue in existence; last:
  3. To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To endure or persist:
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  1. To endure or persist:
  2. To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
  3. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
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  1. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
  2. To be able to last through
  3. (Informal) To continue or endure; last
To give or get an extension of
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  1. To give or get an extension of
  2. To begin again; take up again; resume
  3. To arrange for the extension of:
To open (something) again.
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  1. To open (something) again.
  2. To take up again or be taken up again; resume.
  3. To begin again; resume
To start again or anew:
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  1. To start again or anew:
  2. To begin operation again.
To assume, take, or occupy again:
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  1. To assume, take, or occupy again:
  2. To begin again or continue after interruption.
  3. To take, get, or occupy again
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.

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  • Persist implies continued existence beyond the expected or normal time
  • Abide is applied to that which remains stable and steadfast, esp. in contrast to that which is changing and transitory
  • Endure implies continued resistance to destructive influences or forces
  • Last stresses duration, either for the specified time, or if unqualified, for a time beyond that which is usual
  • Continue implies going on in a specified course or condition and stresses uninterrupted existence rather than duration
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