An example of durable is an old car that keeps on going.
A durable friendship.
Tracked the orders for automobiles and other durables.
A durable fullback.
Origin of durable
- Middle English from Old French from Latin dūrābilis from dūrāre to last deuə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dūrābilis (“lasting, permanent”), from dūrō (“harden, make hard”).