insist Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “insist” - Learner’s Dictionary

insist

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ɪnˈsɪst/
SAY B1 to say firmly that something is true, especially when other people do not believe you: [+ (that)] Mia insisted that she and Carlo were just friends.Stressing and emphasizing
DEMAND B1 to demand that something must be done or that you must have a particular thing: The school insists on good behaviour from its students. [+ on + doing sth] Frank insisted on doing all the work himself. [+ (that)] Gerlinde insisted that I stay for dinner.Making appeals and requests
(Definition of insist from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day