Exists vs Persist - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between exists and persist

is that exists is (exist) while persist is to go on stubbornly or resolutely.

exists

English

Verb

(head)
  • (exist)
  • Anagrams

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    exist

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to be; have existence; have being or reality
  • * 2012 , The Unicode Consortium, The Unicode Standard: Version 6.1 – Core Specification , ISBN 978-1-936213-02-3, page 12:
  • Various relationships may exist between character and glyph:
  • * 2012 , The Unicode Consortium, The Unicode Standard: Version 6.1 – Core Specification , ISBN 978-1-936213-02-3, page 19:
  • , regardless of whether those characters also existed in other character encoding standards.
  • * 2012 , The Unicode Consortium, The Unicode Standard: Version 6.1 – Core Specification , ISBN 978-1-936213-02-3, page 55:
  • , which will be treated either as an update of the existing character encoding or as a completely new character encoding.

    Synonyms

    * be

    Derived terms

    * existence * existent * existential * existentialist * existentialism * existentially

    Anagrams

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    persist

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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
  • 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.
  • * 2009 , Alistair Croll, Sean Power, Complete Web Monitoring
  • 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.

    Synonyms

    * (go on stubbornly or resolutely) persevere, see also * (continue to exist) last, remain

    Derived terms

    * persistence / persistency * persistent

    See also

    (cognate terms using -sist) * absist * assist * consist * desist * exist * insist * resist * subsist

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