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English adjective: lasting

1. lasting continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place


SamplesPermanent secretary to the president.
Permanent address.
Literature of permanent value.


Synonymspermanent


Similarabiding, aeonian, ageless, enduring, eonian, eternal, everlasting, imperishable, indissoluble, perpetual, standing, unceasing, unending


See alsoineradicable, stable, unchangeable


Attributepermanence, permanency


Antonymsimpermanent, temporary

2. lasting existing for a long time


SamplesHopes for a durable peace.
A long-lasting friendship.


Synonymsdurable, long-lasting, long-lived


Similarlong


Antonymsshort

3. lasting retained; not shed


SamplesPersistent leaves remain attached past maturity.
The persistent gills of fishes.


Synonymspersistent


Domain categorybiological science, biology


Antonymscaducous, shed

4. lasting lasting a long time without change


SamplesA lasting relationship.


Similarstable


Antonymsunstable









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