Definition of persevere in English:

persevere

Syllabification: per·se·vere
Pronunciation: /ˌpərsəˈvi(ə)r
 
/

verb

[no object]

Derivatives

perseveringly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Readers will thank Alexander for so perseveringly collecting their letters, diaries and memories.
  • Moving to the cast, the film was inarguably his best film where he perseveringly proved his acting abilities minus his seducing styles.
  • They could help to shape the future of our children in a positive direction and help them to pursue and achieve their goals perseveringly.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French perseverer, from Latin perseverare 'abide by strictly', from perseverus 'very strict', from per- 'thoroughly' + severus 'severe'.

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