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lasts

verb
present tense third-person singular of last

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1 to continue to operate or to meet one's needs
  • we were lucky that the batteries lasted until we could get to the store to buy more

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2 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • this heavy drought has lasted all summer

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“Lasts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lasts. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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