Durable vs Ongoing - What's the difference?

durable | ongoing |


As adjectives the difference between durable and ongoing

is that durable is able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring while ongoing is continuing, permanent.

As nouns the difference between durable and ongoing

is that durable is (economics) a durable good, one useful over more than one period, especially a year while ongoing is something that is going on; a happening.

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 ----

    ongoing

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • continuing, permanent
  • presently or currently happening; being in progress
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that is going on; a happening.
  • * 1961 , Floyd H. Allport, Theories of perception and the concept of structure
  • We shall not be concerned here with the specific electrical or chemical changes that take place, but only with the fact of continuous ongoings as one of the elements for building a format of dynamic structure.

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