(noun, adjective, verb)


1. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place

Similar word(s): unchangeable, ineradicable, abiding, enduring, imperishable, aeonian, ageless, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unceasing, unending, indissoluble, standing, stable, permanent

2. existing for a long time

- a long-lasting friendship

Similar word(s): long, durable

3. retained; not shed

Similar word(s): persistent

4. lasting a long time without change

- a lasting relationship

Similar word(s): stable

Sentences with lasting as an adjective:

- After World War One it was hoped that a lasting peace had been achieved. It hadn't.


1. continuance; endurance

2. A durable woollen material formerly used for women's shoes; everlasting.

3. The act or process of shaping on a last.


1. present participle of last