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Meaning of LASTING

Pronunciation:  'lasting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship"
  2. [adj]  lasting for an indefinitely long period of time
  3. [adj]  continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
  4. [adj]  (biology) retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"
  5. [adj]  lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship"

LASTING is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: abiding, aeonian, ageless, durable, enduring, eonian, eternal, everlasting, immortal, imperishable, indissoluble, long, long-lasting, long-lived, permanent, perpetual, persistent, standing(a), unceasing, unending
 Antonyms: caducous, impermanent, shed, temporary
 See Also: ineradicable, stable, unchangeable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Last"ing\, a.
    Existing or continuing a long while; enduring; as, a lasting
    good or evil; a lasting color.
    Syn: Durable; permanent; undecaying; perpetual; unending.
    Usage: {Lasting}, {Permanent}, {Durable}. Lasting commonly
           means merely continuing in existence; permanent
           carries the idea of continuing in the same state,
           position, or course; durable means lasting in spite of
           agencies which tend to destroy.
  2. \Last"ing\, n.
    1. Continuance; endurance. --Locke.
    2. A species of very durable woolen stuff, used for women's
       shoes; everlasting.
    3. The act or process of shaping on a last.
  3. \Last"ing\, adv.
    In a lasting manner.
Thesaurus Terms
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