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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. existing for a long time;
- Example: "hopes for a durable peace"
- Example: "a long-lasting friendship"
[syn: durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived]

2. capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay;
- Example: "durable denim jeans"
[syn: durable, long-wearing]

3. very long lasting;
- Example: "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys"
- Example: "the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent"
[syn: durable, indestructible, perdurable, undestroyable]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Durable \Du"ra*ble\, a. [L. durabilis, fr. durare to last: cf. F. durable. See Dure.] Able to endure or continue in a particular condition; lasting; not perishable or changeable; not wearing out or decaying soon; enduring; as, durable cloth; durable happiness. [1913 Webster] Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. --Prov. viii. 18. [1913 Webster] An interest which from its object and grounds must be so durable. --De Quincey. Syn: Lasting; permanent; enduring; firm; stable; continuing; constant; persistent. See Lasting. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

durable adj 1: existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship" [syn: durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived] 2: capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay; "durable denim jeans" [syn: durable, long-wearing] 3: very long lasting; "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys"; "the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent" [syn: durable, indestructible, perdurable, undestroyable]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "durable": abiding, adamantine, age-long, aged, ancient, antique, bulky, cartilaginous, changeless, chewy, chronic, cohesive, constant, continuing, coriaceous, dense, dependable, diuturnal, enduring, evergreen, fast, fibrous, firm, fixed, frozen, gristly, hard, hardy, heavy, immobile, immutable, indestructible, intact, intransient, inveterate, inviolate, lasting, leatherlike, leathery, long-lasting, long-lived, long-standing, long-term, longeval, longevous, macrobiotic, massive, of long duration, of long standing, perdurable, perduring, perennial, permanent, perpetual, persistent, persisting, quiescent, reliable, remaining, resistant, rigid, ropy, rugged, sempervirent, sinewy, solid, sound, stable, static, stationary, staying, steadfast, steady, stiff, stout, stringy, strong, stubborn, sturdy, substantial, sustained, tenacious, torpid, tough, tough as leather, unaltered, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unchecked, undestroyed, unfading, unfailing, unshifting, untiring, unvaried, unvarying, unyielding, vigorous, viscid, vital, well-built, well-constructed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-made, wiry