Synonyms of 'be'
in the sense of persist
to continue without interruption
Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist.
in the sense of stand
to remain unchanged or valid
The supreme court says the convictions still stand.
in the sense of stay
to continue or remain in a place, position, or condition
Hundreds of people defied army orders to stay at home.
in the sense of survive
to continue to live or exist
Drugs that dissolve blood clots can help heart-attack victims survive.
in the sense of total
to amount to
Their exports will total £85 million this year.
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Thesaurus for be from the Collins English Thesaurus