Meaning of DURABLE in English


adj. & n.

adj. 1 capable of lasting; hard-wearing. 2 (of goods) not for immediate consumption; able to be kept.

n. (in pl.) durable goods. durability n. durableness n. durably adv.

[ ME f. OF f. L durabilis f. durare endure f. durus hard ]

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