HyperDic: durable

English > 3 senses of the word durable:
ADJECTIVEalldurable, lasting, long-lasting, long-livedexisting for a long time
alldurable, long-wearingcapable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
alldurable, indestructible, perdurable, undestroyablevery long lasting
durable > pronunciation
Soundsduh'rahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > durable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExisting for a long time.
Example"hopes for a durable peace"
Synonymslasting, long-lasting, long-lived
Broaderlongprimarily temporal sense
Spanishdurable, duradero, longevo, perdurable
Catalandurador, longeu
Nounsdurabilitypermanence by virtue of the power to resist stress / stress or force
English > durable: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCapable of withstanding wear and tear and decay.
Example"durable denim jeans"
Synonymlong-wearing
BroaderserviceableReady for service or able to give long service
Spanishdurable, duradero, perdurable
Catalandurable, durador
Nounsdurabilitypermanence by virtue of the power to resist stress / stress or force
English > durable: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery long lasting.
Examples
  • "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys"
  • "the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent"
Synonymsindestructible, perdurable, undestroyable
Broaderimperishablenot perishable
Spanishindestructible
Nounsdurabilitypermanence by virtue of the power to resist stress / stress or force

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