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Definitions for lasting
ˈlæs tɪŋ, ˈlɑ stɪŋlast·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. permanent, lastingadjective

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

    "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"

  2. durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-livedadjective

    existing for a long time

    "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship"

  3. persistent, lastingadjective

    retained; not shed

    "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"

  4. lastingadjective

    lasting a long time without change

    "a lasting relationship"

Wiktionary

  1. lastingadjective

    Persisting for an extended period of time.

    After World War One it was hoped that a lasting peace had been achieved. It hadn't.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lasting

    of Last

  2. Lastingadjective

    existing or continuing a long while; enduring; as, a lasting good or evil; a lasting color

  3. Lastingnoun

    continuance; endurance

  4. Lastingnoun

    a species of very durable woolen stuff, used for women's shoes; everlasting

  5. Lastingnoun

    the act or process of shaping on a last

  6. Lastingadverb

    in a lasting manner

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Anagrams for lasting »

  1. slating

  2. staling

  3. salting

How to pronounce lasting?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lasting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lasting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of lasting in a Sentence

  1. Steven Schlozman:

    We don't know whether it's something that kids take in stride or whether this has a lasting impact that makes them less willing to take the kinds of healthy risks that we want children to take for the purposes of their development.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    We all live in a local setting. But, each and everyone of us can effortlessly make a global, positive and long-lasting impact and change via the internet. -Emeasoba George

  3. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    To eliminate the parent tumor in Iraq and Syria, we are enabling local, motivated forces with critical support from a global coalition wielding a suite of capabilities — ranging from airstrikes, special forces, cyber tools, intelligence, equipment, mobility and logistics, training, advice and assistance, it must be local forces who deliver( ISIS) a lasting defeat, because only they can secure and govern the territory by building long-term trust within the populations they liberate.

  4. Elvira Nabiullina:

    In the optimal situation reserves must be enough to cover significant outflows of capital lasting two to three years. Therefore we now consider as very comfortable a level of reserves, covering long stress situations, of up to $500 billion. This is the level that we were used to.

  5. Nicola Sturgeon:

    We won’t just serve Scotland’s interests - though we will most certainly do that, but we will seek do more than that - we will also seek to play our part in bringing about positive, long-lasting and progressive change right across the UK.

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