insist upon

insist upon

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • insist upon — index assert, claim (demand), enforce, exact, impose (enforce), necessitate, repeat ( …   Law dictionary

  • insist upon — phrasal verb insist on something or insist upon [transitive] Word forms insist on something : present tense I/you/we/they insist on something he/she/it insists on something present participle insisting on something past tense insisted on… …   English dictionary

  • insist upon something — inˈsist on/upon sth derived to demand sth and refuse to be persuaded to accept anything else • We insisted on a refund of the full amount. • insist upon something doing sth They insisted upon being given every detail of the case. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • insist upon — Synonyms and related words: advocate, always trot out, assert, attach a condition, belabor, blandish, brook no denial, cajole, call on, call upon, coax, compel, condition, constrain, contend, dictate, dwell on, dwell upon, exhort, hammer away at …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insist upon — See insist on …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • insist on — (also insist upon) [phrasal verb] 1 insist on/upon (something) or insist on/upon doing (something) : to say or show that you believe that something is necessary or very important My source insisted on anonymity. She insists on doing everything… …   Useful english dictionary

  • insist on something — phrasal verb insist on something or insist upon [transitive] Word forms insist on something : present tense I/you/we/they insist on something he/she/it insists on something present participle insisting on something past tense insisted on… …   English dictionary

  • insist — Synonyms and related words: advocate, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, aver, avouch, avow, blandish, brook no denial, cajole, call for, call on, call upon, coax, command, contend, declare, demand, dwell on …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insist on — Urge, press earnestly, persist in demanding, insist upon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Insist — In*sist , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Insisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Insisting}.] [F. insister, L. insistere to set foot upon, follow, persist; pref. in in + sistere to stand, cause to stand. See {Stand}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To stand or rest; to find… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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