Meaning of DURABLE in English


adj. & n.


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.

Etymology: ME f. OF f. L durabilis f. durare endure f. durus hard

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