What does lasting mean?

Definitions for lasting
ˈlæs tɪŋ, ˈlɑ stɪŋlast·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. permanent, lasting(adj)

    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-lived(adj)

    existing for a long time

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

  3. persistent, lasting(adj)

    retained; not shed

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

  4. lasting(adj)

    lasting a long time without change

    "a lasting relationship"

Wiktionary

  1. lasting(Adjective)

    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. Lasting(adj)

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

  3. Lasting(noun)

    continuance; endurance

  4. Lasting(noun)

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

  5. Lasting(noun)

    the act or process of shaping on a last

  6. Lasting(adverb)

    in a lasting manner

Anagrams for lasting »

  1. slating

  2. staling

  3. salting

How to pronounce lasting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say lasting in sign language?

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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. Donald Trump:

    This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we've had in decades, maybe ever, this is our chance to achieve great and lasting change for our beloved nation.

  2. Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1865:

    With malice toward none, with charity for all, ...let us strive on to finish the work we are in, ...to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.

  3. Chris Scott:

    The images of neighborhoods across Europe reduced to rubble due to wartime air raids are a lasting reminder of the destruction that can be caused by man-made explosions, but the impact of these bombs way up in the Earth's atmosphere has never been realized until now. It is astonishing to see how the ripples caused by man-made explosions can affect the edge of space. Each raid released the energy of at least 300 lightning strikes. The sheer power involved has allowed us to quantify how events on the Earth's surface can also affect the ionosphere.

  4. Rob Carnell:

    The greater concern about the global environment shown by the Fed should encourage investors to realise that they are not about to go crazy with rate hikes this year, we can see markets taking some comfort from these words, though without a meaningful improvement in the run of macro data, in particular from China, it is hard to see this having a lasting effect.

  5. Damascus Yacoub El Hillo:

    It is the best opportunity that the Syrian people have had over the last five years for lasting peace and stability, but we all know that without a meaningful political process and a political solution, both cessation of hostilities and entry of humanitarian assistance will not be enough to end the crisis in Syria.

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