Definition of LASTING

verb : LASTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days" ;

  • 2. (

    ) continue to live and avoid dying; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?" "One crash victim died, the other lived" ;

Adjective : LASTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value" ;

  • 3. (

    ) retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes" ;

  • 4. (

    ) lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship" ;


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