lasting

Definitions of lasting
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adj lasting a long time without change

“a lasting relationship”
Synonyms:
stable
resistant to change of position or condition

adj continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place

Synonyms:
permanent
unchangeable
not changeable or subject to change
ineradicable
not able to be destroyed or rooted out
abiding, enduring, imperishable
unceasing
aeonian, ageless, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unceasing, unending
continuing forever or indefinitely
indissoluble
used of decisions and contracts
standing
not created for a particular occasion
stable
resistant to change of position or condition
Antonyms:
impermanent, temporary
not permanent; not lasting
acting
serving temporarily especially as a substitute
ephemeral, fugacious, passing, short-lived, transient, transitory
lasting a very short time
episodic
limited in duration to a single episode
evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor
fly-by-night
ephemeral
improvised, jury-rigged, makeshift
done or made using whatever is available
interim
serving during an intermediate interval of time
pro tem, pro tempore
for the time being
shipboard
casual or ephemeral as if taking place on board a ship
temporal
not eternal
terminable
capable of being terminated after a designated time
working
adopted as a temporary basis for further work
unstable
lacking stability or fixity or firmness
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adj existing for a long time

“a long- lasting friendship”
Synonyms:
durable, long-lasting, long-lived
long
primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified

adj retained; not shed

Synonyms:
persistent
Antonyms:
caducous, shed
shed at an early stage of development
deciduous
(of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth
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