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Adjective: durable  d(y)ûr-u-bul [N. Amer], dyûr-u-bul [Brit]
  1. Existing for a long time
    "hopes for a durable peace"; "a durable relationship";
    - lasting, long-lasting, long-lived
  2. Capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
    "durable denim jeans";
    - long-wearing [N. Amer], hard-wearing
  3. Very long lasting
    "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys";
    - indestructible, perdurable, undestroyable

See also: imperishable, long, serviceable, stable

Antonym: ephemeral, fugacious, here today and gone tomorrow [informal], here today gone tomorrow [informal], passing, short-lived, transient, transitory

Encyclopedia: Durable