Perdure is defined as to last permanently.
An example of perdure is for an ancient temple to survive centuries of violent weather conditions.
To last permanently; endure.
To remain in existence.
(philosophy) To exist in such a way as to possess distinct temporal parts (in perdurantism)
Origin of perdure
- Middle English perduren from Old French pardurer from Latin perdūrāre perdurable
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition