Tyler perseveres with his piano lessons because he wants to do well in the recital performance.
An example of persevere is when you have a hard time learning to play the piano but you just keep trying.
intransitive verb-·vered′, -·ver′ing
Origin of persevereMiddle English perseveren from Old French perseverer from Classical Latin perseverare from perseverus, very severe, strict from per-, intensive + severus, severe
intransitive verbper·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing, per·se·veres
Origin of persevereMiddle English perseveren from Old French perseverer from Latin persevērāre from persevērus very serious per- per- sevērus severe ; see segh- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present perseveres, present participle persevering, simple past and past participle persevered)