perdure


per·dure

intransitive verb \(ˌ)pər-ˈdr, -ˈdyr\
per·duredper·dur·ing

Definition of PERDURE

:  to continue to exist :  last

Examples of PERDURE

  1. <in so many ways, the influence and legacy of the Roman empire perdures to this very day>

Origin of PERDURE

Middle English, from Anglo-French pardurer, Latin perdurare
First Known Use: 15th century

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