- 1. last, endure, measure
- usage: persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
- 2. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out
- usage: continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
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- 1. permanent (vs. impermanent), lasting, abiding, enduring, imperishable, ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasing, indissoluble, standing(prenominal), ineradicable, stable, unchangeable
- usage: 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, long (vs. short)
- usage: existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship"
- 3. persistent (vs. caducous), lasting
- usage: retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"
- 4. lasting, stable (vs. unstable)
- usage: lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship"
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