Perdure meaning

pər-do͝or, -dyo͝or
Perdure is defined as to last permanently.

An example of perdure is for an ancient temple to survive centuries of violent weather conditions.

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To last permanently; endure.
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To remain in existence.
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To endure; especially for a great length of time.
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(philosophy) To exist in such a way as to possess distinct temporal parts (in perdurantism)
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Origin of perdure

  • Middle English perduren from Old French pardurer from Latin perdūrāre perdurable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition