Remained vs Insisted - What's the difference?

remained | insisted |


As verbs the difference between remained and insisted

is that remained is (remain) while insisted is (insist).

remained

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Verb

(head)
  • (remain)
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    remain

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • State of remaining; stay.
  • That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural.
  • (plural only) remains : That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
  • The posthumous works or productions, especially literary works of one who is dead.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.
  • * Bible, (w) vi. 12
  • Gather up the fragments that remain .
  • * (John Locke)
  • Thatremains to be proved.
  • To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
  • * Bible, (Genesis) xxxviii. 11
  • Remain a widow at thy father's house.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=We made an odd party before the arrival of the Ten, particularly when the Celebrity dropped in for lunch or dinner. He could not be induced to remain permanently at Mohair because Miss Trevor was at Asquith, but he appropriated a Hempstead cart from the Mohair stables and made the trip sometimes twice in a day.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-28, author=(Joris Luyendijk)
  • , volume=189, issue=3, page=21, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Our banks are out of control , passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic […].  Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. […]  But the scandals kept coming, […]. A broad section of the political class now recognises the need for change but remains unable to see the necessity of a fundamental overhaul. Instead it offers fixes and patches.}}
  • To await; to be left to.
  • (copulative) To continue in a state of being.
  • Synonyms

    * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Derived terms

    * remain to be seen

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    insisted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (insist)
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    insist

    English

    Alternative forms

    * ensist

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To hold up a claim emphatically.
  • (I am defending her; see a similar example in the context below for comparison.)
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=But Miss Thorn relieved the situation by laughing aloud,
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=70, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers. Piling debt onto companies’ balance-sheets is only a small part of what leveraged buy-outs are about, they insist . Improving the workings of the businesses they take over is just as core to their calling, if not more so. Much of their pleading is public-relations bluster.}}
  • To demand continually that something happen or be done.
  • To stand (on); to rest (upon); to lean (upon).
  • * 1709 , Venturus Mandey, Synopsis Mathematica Universalis
  • Angles likewise which insist on the Diameter, are all Right Angles.