Lasting vs Durable - What's the difference?

lasting | durable |


As adjectives the difference between lasting and durable

is that lasting is persisting for an extended period of time while durable is able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring.

As nouns the difference between lasting and durable

is that lasting is continuance; endurance while durable is (economics) a durable good, one useful over more than one period, especially a year.

As a verb lasting

is .

lasting

English

Adjective

(en 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.
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    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • continuance; endurance
  • (John Locke)
  • A durable woollen material formerly used for women's shoes; everlasting.
  • The act or process of shaping on a last.
  • Anagrams

    * * *

    durable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring.
  • Synonyms

    * permanent

    Antonyms

    * weak * vulnerable * transitory

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (economics) A durable good, one useful over more than one period, especially a year.
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  • Antonyms

    * nondurable ----