Persevere vs. Perseverate



To persist steadfastly in pursuit of an undertaking, task, journey, or goal, even if hindered by distraction, difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement.


To persist in doing something; to continue to repeat an action after the original stimulus has ended.


To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.

‘Thrice happy, if they knowTheir happiness, and persevere upright.’;


To cause the perseveration of (a given reflex or response).


be persistent, refuse to stop;

‘he persisted to call me every night’; ‘The child persisted and kept asking questions’;


psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus;

‘The subjects in this study perseverated’;


Persevere is the fourth studio album by Scottish folk rock duo The Proclaimers, released in 2001 on their own label Persevere Records, as a comeback album after seven years of low profile. The album's first single featured , and (not included in the album).

‘There's a Touch’; ‘A Land Fit for Zeros’; ‘They Really Do’;

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