Definition of insist
demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal.
The management is insisting that the drivers accept a fixed monthly salary instead.
Example of insist
But it made her resent them for insisting so forcefully that she go along on the trip.
By demanding austerity while insisting on liberalization, it disregards basic social needs.
Clearing customs at an airport terminal, Wilkinson insists on pushing a luggage trolley.
Downing Street demanded a replacement, insisting that the Prime Minister would only be interviewed by a man.
Experiencing a mild hallucination of this sort is a good sign for the biographer, Geoff insists .
Firms all insisted on public liability cover, which had pushed up prices.
Forced to accept, he continued to insist that the ambassadors must perform the kowtow.
He is reluctant, but Helen insists , so we walk down the road this time, towards Victoria Park.
He said farmers must demand full value for their stock and insist on payment on the day.
I'll call him and cancel it, if you insist