HyperDic: permanent

English > 3 senses of the word permanent:
ADJECTIVEallpermanent, lastingcontinuing or enduring without marked change in status / status or condition or place
allpermanentnot capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition
NOUNbodypermanent, permanent wave, perma series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
permanent > pronunciation
Soundsper'mahnahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > permanent: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcontinuing or enduring without marked change in status / status or condition or place.
Examples
  • "permanent secretary to the president"
  • "permanent address"
  • "literature of permanent value"
Synonymlasting
Attribute ofpermanence, permanencyThe property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
Narrowerabiding, enduring, imperishableunceasing
ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasingContinuing forever or indefinitely
indissolubleUsed of decisions and contracts
standingnot created for a particular occasion
See alsoineradicablenot able to be destroyed or rooted out
stableresistant to change of position or condition
unchangeablenot changeable or subject to change
Oppositeimpermanent, temporarynot permanent
Spanishestable, fijo, permanente
Catalanestable, fixe, permanent
Nounspermanence, permanencythe property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
permanenta series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
Adverbslastinglyin an enduring or permanent manner
permanentlyfor a long time without essential change
English > permanent: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition.
Example"permanent brain damage"
BroaderirreversibleIncapable of being reversed
Spanishpermanente
Catalanpermanent
English > permanent: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals.
Synonymspermanent wave, perm
BroaderwaveA hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
Spanishpermanente
Catalanpermanent
Adjectivespermanentcontinuing or enduring without marked change in status / status or condition or place

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