Persist vs Renew - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between persist and renew

is that persist is to go on stubbornly or resolutely while renew is (lb) to make (something) new again; to restore to freshness or original condition.

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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    renew

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (lb) To make (something) new again; to restore to freshness or original condition.
  • *c.1596-98 , ,
  • *:In such a night / Medea gather’d the enchanted herbs / That did renew old AEson.
  • (lb) To replace (something which has broken etc.); to replenish (something which has been exhausted), to keep up a required supply of.
  • (lb) To make new spiritually; to regenerate.
  • *1526 , (William Tyndale), , Romans 12.2:
  • *:And fassion not youre selves lyke vnto this worlde: But be ye chaunged in youre shape by the renuynge of youre wittes that ye maye fele what thynge that good yt acceptable and perfaycte will of god is.
  • *, II.2.6.ii:
  • *:to such as are in fear they strike a great impression, renew many times, and recal such chimeras and terrible fictions into their minds.
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  • *2010 September, Michael Allen, "St. Louis Preservation Fund", , ISSN 1090-5723, Vol.16, Is.9, p.74:
  • Renewing neighborhoods dealing with vacant buildings badly need options other than demolition or dangerous vacant spaces.
  • (lb) To begin again; to recommence.
  • *, IV.8:
  • *:Then gan he all this storie to renew , / And tell the course of his captivitie.
  • *1660 , (John Dryden), translating Virgil, (apparently from Eclogue 4''), a snippet of translation used to introduce Dryden's '' Astræa Redux: A poem on the happy restoration and return of His Sacred Majesty Charles II
  • *:The last great age, foretold by sacred rhymes, / Renews its finished course ; Saturnian times / Roll round again.
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  • *:“A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
  • (lb) To repeat.
  • *1674 , (John Milton), :
  • *:The birds their notes renew , and bleating herds / Attest their joy, that hill and valley rings.
  • To extend a period of loan, especially a library book that is due to be returned.
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