Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a lasting manner; so as to last; durably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a lasting manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a lasting manner, in a way that persists.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an enduring or permanent manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

lasting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Steve Jobs and Bob Noyce -- co-founders of the two of the most lastingly important high tech companies in the world, Apple and Intel -- were part of his administration.

    William Bradley: Why on Earth Would Jerry Brown Want to Be Governor of California?

  • Steve Jobs and Bob Noyce -- co-founders of the two of the most lastingly important high tech companies in the world, Apple and Intel -- were part of his administration.

    William Bradley: Why on Earth Would Jerry Brown Want to Be Governor of California?

  • It was those companies 'reputations that were most lastingly damaged by the explosion of BP's oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, the recall of Toyota vehicles over concerns about sticky accelerator pedals and the revelations about Mr. Hurd's relationship with a contractor.

    Brand Value

  • I asked Dajani, what ultimately is her hope for We Love Reading as it becomes more popular and contributes more lastingly to children as they grow up to become the next generation of teachers, business leaders and political leaders in Arabic countries?

    John Farrell: Expanding Horizons For Arabic Children

  • I asked Dajani, what ultimately is her hope for We Love Reading as it becomes more popular and contributes more lastingly to children as they grow up to become the next generation of teachers, business leaders and political leaders in Arabic countries?

    John Farrell: Expanding Horizons For Arabic Children

  • It is about the headlines that proclaim erroneously, that if only you would marry, you would become lastingly happier and healthier and live longer.

    Bella DePaulo: Taking on Singlism: 28 Writers Help Me Display and Slay the Beast

  • He is wailed on a cross for words said so lastingly late gone.

    Us

  • So much for a strong and free press: The aura of powerlessness hanging over everyone from Congress to the newsrooms across the nation is palpable and lastingly demoralizing. burritoboy Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Distinctions

  • The key issue is whether the current bailout will lastingly reduce investors' concerns about debt sustainability in Greece and the euro-zone periphery more generally.

    A Summer of Rest, Not Rise, for Euro

  • I asked Dajani, what ultimately is her hope for We Love Reading as it becomes more popular and contributes more lastingly to children as they grow up to become the next generation of teachers, business leaders and political leaders in Arabic countries?

    John Farrell: Expanding Horizons For Arabic Children

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