Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb last

2 senses of last

Sense 1
last, endure -- (persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days")
       => measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

Sense 2
survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out -- (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?")

Antonyms of adj lasting

4 senses of lasting

Sense 1
permanent (vs. impermanent), lasting -- (continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value")


Sense 2
durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived -- (existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship")

INDIRECT (VIA long) -> short -- (primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months")

Sense 3
persistent (vs. caducous), lasting -- (retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes")


Sense 4
lasting -- (lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship")

INDIRECT (VIA stable) -> unstable -- (lacking stability or fixity or firmness; "unstable political conditions"; "the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind"; "an unstable world economy")

Similarity of adj lasting

4 senses of lasting

Sense 1
permanent (vs. impermanent), lasting -- (continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value")
       => abiding, enduring, imperishable -- (unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths")
       => ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasing -- (continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven")
       => indissoluble -- (used of decisions and contracts)
       => standing (prenominal) -- (not created for a particular occasion; "a standing committee")
          Also See-> ineradicable#1; stable#1; unchangeable#1

Sense 2
durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived -- (existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship")
       => long (vs. short) -- (primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long")

Sense 3
persistent (vs. caducous), lasting -- (retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes")

Sense 4
lasting -- (lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship")
       => stable (vs. unstable) -- (resistant to change of position or condition; "a stable ladder"; "a stable peace"; "a stable relationship"; "stable prices")

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