Persist vs Accept - What's the difference?
In lang=en terms the difference between persist and accept
is that persist
is to continue to exist while accept
is to receive something willingly.
As verbs the difference between persist and accept
is that persist
is to go on stubbornly or resolutely while accept
is to receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
As an adjective accept is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To go on stubbornly or resolutely.
To repeat an utterance.
To continue to exist.
(computing) To cause to persist; make permanent.
* 2006 , Marco Bellinaso, ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming
* 2009 , Alistair Croll, Sean Power, Complete Web Monitoring
- This would not be saved after his session terminates because we don't have an actual user identity to allow us to persist the settings.
- While hashtags aren't formally part of Twitter, some clients, such as Tweetdeck, will persist hashtags across replies to create a sort of message threading.
* (go on stubbornly or resolutely) persevere, see also
* (continue to exist) last, remain
* persistence / persistency
(cognate terms using -sist)
To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
* (rfdate), Psalms 20:3
- She accepted of a treat.
To admit to a place or a group.
- The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice.
To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
- The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.
To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
- I accept the fact that Christ lived.
To endure patiently.
- I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
(transitive, legal, business) To agree to pay.
To receive officially
- I accept my punishment.
To receive something willingly.
- to accept the report of a committee
- I accept .
* accept a bill
* accept person
* accept service
* 1599 , (William Shakespeare), , V-ii
- Pass our accept and peremptory answer.