Definitions for "Insist"
To take a stand and refuse to give way; to hold to something firmly or determinedly; to be persistent, urgent, or pressing; to persist in demanding; -- followed by on, upon, or that; as, he insisted on these conditions; he insisted on going at once; he insists that he must have money.
be insistent and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"
To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon.
A parliamentary procedure whereby a chamber, in response to conflicting action on a bill by the other chamber, votes to stand by its previous action. It is generally accompanied by a request for a committee of conference. Insist is similar but less adamant than an action to "ADHERE," and the opposite of an action to "RECEDE."
Keywords:  asserts, society, true, letter, free
assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"