Insisted vs Repeated - What's the difference?

insisted | repeated |


As verbs the difference between insisted and repeated

is that insisted is (insist) while repeated is (repeat).

As an adjective repeated is

having been said or done again.

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.

    repeated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (repeat)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having been said or done again.
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  • The repeated exposure, over decades, to most taxa here treated has resulted in repeated modifications of both diagnoses and discussions, as initial ideas of the various taxa underwent—often repeated—conceptual modification.
  • Sequential.
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  • The repeated exposure, over decades, to most taxa here treated has resulted in repeated' modifications of both diagnoses and discussions, as initial ideas of the various taxa underwent—often ' repeated —conceptual modification.

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