American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To last permanently; endure.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To last for all time or for a very long time; endure or continue long, or forever.
- v. to endure; especially for a great length of time
- v. philosophy to exist in such a way as to possess distinct temporal parts (in perdurantism)
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Archaic To last or endure for a long time; to be perdurable or lasting.
- Middle English perduren, from Old French pardurer, from Latin perdūrāre; see perdurable. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“These sorts of attacks and problems will perdure as long as the relation between Rome and the Society is nebulous.”
“G.R. Mead: But the hard irreducible fact remains that one and only one combination of our prodigiously inventive sexual imagining is actually and naturally fruitful — as in, forms a self-replicating society that will perdure to need the law you craft forit.”
“But the hard irreducible fact remains that one and only one combination of our prodigiously inventive sexual imagining is actually and naturally fruitful — as in, forms a self-replicating society that will perdure to need the law you craft for it.”
“The upshot is that the stronger and more pervasive the NGO gets, the fewer families will form, grow, and perdure in a healthy manner.”
“El GNU/Linux i els projectes de codi obert tracten del codi interior que està en les arrels de tot allò bo que tenim i que es rebel·la contra el pitjor que hi ha en nosaltres mateixos i que existirà mentre la humanitat perdure.”
“Not only will one, catholic, and apostolic Church perdure to the end of history; that Church is and always will be holy, as the Bride of Christ whom he has made holy.”
“The kind of identity that the Ricoeurian self has is not like the nonpersonal entities that perdure simply as in some significant sense”
“In this sense, we can ask whether continuants endure or perdure.”
“Sacrament of the Household Altar, the first and primal one of all, the one that shall perdure, please God! throughout all ages of ages.”
“That this magnificent Power might still perdure --”
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