Variant of durable
- lasting in spite of hard wear or frequent use
- continuing to exist; stable
- designating a power of attorney that remains in effect after the person who authorized it becomes incompetent
Origin: ME & OFr < L durabilis < durare, to last, harden < IE *duros, long < base *deu-, to move forward (> tire): meaning infl. in L by durus, hard: see duress
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