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Definition of Lasting
LastingLast Last, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lasted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Lasting.] [OE. lasten, As. l[ae]stan to perform, execute,
follow, last, continue, fr. l[=a]st, l?st, trace, footstep,
course; akin to G. leisten to perform, Goth. laistjan to
follow. See Last mold of the foot.]
1. To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.
[I] proffered me to be slave in all that she me
would ordain while my life lasted. --Testament of
2. To endure use, or continue in existence, without
impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than
that; the fuel will last through the winter. LastingLasting Last"ing, a.
Existing or continuing a long while; enduring; as, a lasting
good or evil; a lasting color.
Syn: Durable; permanent; undecaying; perpetual; unending.
Usage: Lasting, Permanent, Durable. Lasting commonly
means merely continuing in existence; permanent
carries the idea of continuing in the same state,
position, or course; durable means lasting in spite of
agencies which tend to destroy.
Lasting Last"ing, adv.
In a lasting manner.
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