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To not change, or to refuse to change your opinion - synonyms or related words

hold to

to continue having a particular belief or standard



to have a particular attitude, opinion, or belief and not change it

have the courage of your (own) convictions

to continue to say or do what you think is right, even when other people think you are wrong

not budge

to refuse to change your opinion or decision about something

hold fast to something

to refuse to stop believing in something

stand/hold your ground

to refuse to change your opinions, beliefs, or decisions despite pressure to change them



if you harden your attitude, or if it hardens, you refuse to change it

cleave to


to keep believing an idea or following a tradition

not give/budge an inch

to completely refuse to change your opinion or decision

hold out for

to not accept an offer because you want a better one


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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