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adjective last·ing \ˈlas-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of lasting

  • : existing or continuing for a long time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lasting

  1. :  existing or continuing a long while :  enduring

lastingly

play \ˈlas-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

lastingness

noun

Examples of lasting in a sentence

  1. a book with lasting significance

  2. The trip had a lasting effect on her.



12th Century

First Known Use of lasting

12th century

Synonym Discussion of lasting

lasting, permanent, durable, stable mean enduring for so long as to seem fixed or established. lasting implies a capacity to continue indefinitely <a book that left a lasting impression on me>. permanent adds usually the implication of being designed or planned to stand or continue indefinitely <permanent living arrangements>. durable implies power to resist destructive agencies <durable fabrics>. stable implies lastingness because of resistance to being overturned or displaced <a stable government>.

2

lasting

noun last·ing

Definition of lasting

  1. 1 archaic :  long life

  2. 2 :  a sturdy cotton or worsted cloth used especially in shoes and luggage



15th Century

First Known Use of lasting

15th century

Rhymes with lasting


LASTING Defined for Kids

lasting

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adjective last·ing \ˈlas-tiŋ\

Definition of lasting for Students

  1. :  continuing for a long while <a lasting impression>





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