What does lasting mean?

Definitions for lasting
ˈlæs tɪŋ, ˈlɑ stɪŋlast·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lasting.

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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lastingparticipial adj.

    Etymology: from last.

    Every violence offered weakens and impairs, and renders the body less durable and lasting. John Ray, on Creation.

    White parents may have black children, as negroes sometimes have lasting white ones. Robert Boyle, on Colours.

    The grateful work is done,
    The seeds of discord sow’d, the war begun:
    Frauds, fears and fury, have possess’d the state,
    And fix’d the causes of a lasting hate. John Dryden, Æn.

    A sinew cracked seldom recovers its former strength, and the memory of it leaves a lasting caution in the man, not to put the part quickly again to any robust employment. John Locke.

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

Matched Categories

Anagrams for lasting »

  1. salting

  2. slating

  3. staling

  4. anglist

How to pronounce lasting?

How to say lasting in sign language?

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. Lena Komileva:

    While the failed coup has not changed the political status quo within Turkey, it will attach a higher risk premium to Turkish assets, which will lead to some rise of risk aversion as global investors hedge Turkish exposure, it is probably not going to have a very lasting and deep shock like Brexit.

  2. Jerome Booth:

    (There will be) sell-off in the euro as talk of other exit referenda builds, this sell-off will be more profound and long-lasting and will be not just against the dollar and yen but also against the pound. It will also raise fears of significant loss of values for holders of Euro-zone government bonds.

  3. Russell Wilson:

    The only thing that must die is racism. Black Lives Matter, as millions of people of all colors protest, I see a world of hurt, pain and despair. But I also see a new generation, a generation that is calling out in desperate need for lasting change.

  4. Jacqueline Savitz:

    This is long-lasting damage. It is such an important problem to solve, but the only way to do that is to stop putting it in the ocean.

  5. Robert McKenna:

    This result opens up the potential to develop a novel anti-cancer drug that is derived from a common condiment that could have a lasting impact on treating several cancers.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

lasting#1#8458#10000

Translations for lasting

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for lasting »

Translation

Find a translation for the lasting definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these lasting definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "lasting." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 26 Jan. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/lasting>.

    Are we missing a good definition for lasting? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    lasting

    Credit »

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a confused multitude of things
    • A. muddle
    • B. vigorish
    • C. dint
    • D. peccadillo

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for lasting: