To ask (a person) to do something:
To give emphasis to; stress:
(Law) To lay legal claim to; claim formally.
To give an order or orders to; direct with authority
To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
To call for; require; deserve
To annoy; vex.
Maintain is defined as to keep in a current state in order to prevent from failing or breaking or to carry on or to support or provide.
Expect is defined as to look forward to, require or consider due.
Persist is defined as to refuse to give up or to continue to repeat an action.
To entreat or plead with; ask, persuade, or solicit earnestly; press; exhort
To carry on; persist in:
To ask or insist upon, as by right or authority; demand
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
To inquire for; request:
be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
To continue to think or talk about (something or someone).
Endure is defined as to put up with or to undergo.
(--- Informal) To disregard on purpose. Usually used in the imperative:
To expect or demand:
Find another word for insist. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for insist, like: request, emphasize, demand, command, adamant, declare, order, claim, importune, warn and maintain.